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Words of Advice from Chatral Rinpoche

The world lost one of its greatest meditation masters and teachers in the past few days, Kyabje Chatral Sangye Dorje Rinpoche, at the age of 103 or 104.  Chatral Rinpoche was a teacher’s teacher — a bridge between the great teachers the 19th and early 20th centuries like Khenpo Ngagchung, Sera Khandro, and Dudjom Rinpoche to … Continue reading

Intermediate States: Living and Dying from Ancient India to 21st Century New York
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Intermediate States: Living and Dying from Ancient India to 21st Century New York

The term bardo, often translated as “intermediate state” is a term that entered the popular imagination in the West with the publication of W.Y. Evans-Wentz’s 1927 translation of The Great Liberation by Hearing in the Intermediate States, which he rendered as The Tibetan Book of the Dead.  It is curious that such a specialized esoteric … Continue reading