In this podcast Professor Thurman teaches how each of us creates causes and conditions throughout our life, and how the consequences of those causes will go with us as our consciousness continues into the journey after death (“bardo”) and finds new embodiments. As long as we are helpless victims of our unconscious, we will be drawn by impulses, and our next birth will be an “impulse purchase.”
This episode was recorded on July 25, 2014 at the “Hiking in the Catskills” Retreat at Menla Mountain Retreat, taught by Robert Thurman.
The Tibetan Book of the Dead
The so-called "Tibetan Book of the Dead" has 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 …