Tibetan Book of the Dead-The End Game

GENINT 711.350

Osher (50+). In this course, we examine and discuss The Tibetan Book of the Dead.

Remote Instruction
Starting at $15.00
As few as 1 day

About this course:

For those of us of a certain age and ilk, Evans-Wentz’s The Tibetan Book of the Dead adorned our dorm-room shelf of erudite book spines with very few having actually read it; of those who did, virtually none understanding it. As a singular teaching of what is variously called Tibetan, Tantric, or Esoteric Buddhism, the source material of Wentz’s translation stands as a profound and unparalleled (if somewhat ineffable) treatise and guidebook on the dying, death, and rebirth processes, and offers an enticing shortcut to nirvana. In this course, we look into the composition and discovery of the underlying Bardo Thödol, the spiritual framework in which it emerged, and its remarkably detailed and colorful description of the transformative journey that awaits our “subtle consciousness riding on a subtle wind in the between.” Note: An optional on-topic video will be screened from 12-12:30pm.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Saturday 10:00AM PDT - 12:30PM PDT
Location: Remote Learning
Instructor: Don Parris
85 days left. Enroll by Aug 22, 2020
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Open to the public. Plus members pay no fee for this course. Visitors not permitted. No refund allowed. Please download a free version of zoom at https://zoom.us/ to participate in this course.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after August 30, 2020
Sat Aug 22, 2020
10:00AM PDT - 12:30PM PDT
Remote Learning

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