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The Wheel of Death

Writings from Zen Buddhist and Other Sources

By Philip Kapleau

Routledge – 2008 – 130 pages

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

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Description

Originally published in 1972, this anthology examines death through the eyes of great Buddhist, Taoist, Hindu and Western masters. Instructions and specific rites are set forth to enable people to guide the mind of the dying through death and the Intermediate stage which follows. The sections of Rebirth and Karma deal succinctly with these complex and often mis-understood doctrines.

Contents

1. Death 2. Karma 3. Rebirth 4. Dying 5. Dying: Of the Masters 6. Dying: Practical Instructions

Name: The Wheel of Death: Writings from Zen Buddhist and Other Sources (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Philip Kapleau. Originally published in 1972, this anthology examines death through the eyes of great Buddhist, Taoist, Hindu and Western masters. Instructions and specific rites are set forth to enable people to guide the mind of the dying through death and the...
Categories: General Reference, Buddhism, World Religions, Indian Philosophy