Letters to a Dying Friend: Helping Those You Love Make a Conscious Transition

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When Anton Grosz's friend Peter died - suddenly, much too young, while jogging with his dog Max - Grosz was struck by how little prepared Peter had been to make a conscious exit. These letters are what Grosz would have told him, if he had had the chance, about the process of dying and what comes next. Fortunately, we do have the opportunity to read these moving letters and to discover how the ancient wisdom of The Tibetan Book of the Dead and the findings of modern science can help us be better prepared - and ...
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When Anton Grosz's friend Peter died - suddenly, much too young, while jogging with his dog Max - Grosz was struck by how little prepared Peter had been to make a conscious exit. These letters are what Grosz would have told him, if he had had the chance, about the process of dying and what comes next. Fortunately, we do have the opportunity to read these moving letters and to discover how the ancient wisdom of The Tibetan Book of the Dead and the findings of modern science can help us be better prepared - and prepare those we love - to leave life with conscious grace and faith in the life to come.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780835606400
  • Publisher: Theosophical Publishing House
  • Publication date: 4/28/1989
  • Series: Quest Books
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 181
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.24 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 I hear you are dying 1
2 Fear need not be 5
3 Meditation techniques 9
4 The undiscover'd country 14
5 The traveler returns 18
6 The continuum of masters 22
7 Where do we go from here? 26
8 Meditation techniques 30
9 Looking back 35
10 Looking around 39
11 Looking ahead 43
12 The out-of-body experience 47
13 Meditation techniques 51
14 Background to the Bardo Thodol 56
15 The Tibetan Book of the Dead 60
16 God as Self 64
17 The Tibetan cosmology 68
18 Meditation techniques 72
19 The moment of death 77
20 The clear light dawns 81
21 The secondary light 85
22 Jesus the Christ 89
23 Meditation techniques 93
24 The return of individuality 98
25 The fork in the road 102
26 Leaving the light 106
27 The dawning of the six realms 110
28 Meditation techniques 114
29 Ignorance and anger 119
30 Ego and greed 123
31 Jealousy and stupidity 127
32 The trek continues 131
33 Meditation techniques 135
34 Heading towards Judgment 140
35 The concept of karma 144
36 The Judgment 148
37 Reincarnation 152
38 Choosing the right rebirth 156
39 I hear you are about to be reborn 161
Suggested Readings 167
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