Robert Thurman, acclaimed translator of The Tibetan Book of the Dead and author of Inner Revolution, heads the Department of Religion at Columbia University and is the director of the Center for Buddhist Studies. He is a friend of the Dalai Lama's, president of Tibet House in New York City, and one of the most visible and respected Buddhist scholars and thinkers in the West.
Tad Wise, the author of the biographical novel Tesla, lives in Woodstock, New York.
Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Bantam On Sale: December 1, 1993 Price: $18.00
The so-called Tibetan Book of the Deadhas been renowned for centuries as a classic of Buddhist wisdom and religious thought. More recently, it has become highly influential in the Western world for its psychological insights into the processes of death and dying. Composed in the eighth century C.E., it is...
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