The-Tibetan-Book-of-Living-and-Dying

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The-Tibetan-Book-of-Living-and-Dying

428 INDEX

on merging of luminosities,

268; on nature of mind, 353;

pictures of, 374; on rainbow

body, 172; as teacher, 45-47;

on View, 156, 161, 162

"Durable Power of Attorney for

Health Care," 380

Dying: atmosphere for, 241-45;

attitude toward, 9-10; and

dedicating death, 223-26;

fears about, 183-84; helping,

177-79; instructions for,

232-33; and leaving body,

245-47; need for learning

about, 360-62; peaceful death

for, 188-90; phowa for,

218-21; practices for, 233-35;

process of, 251-54, 255-58;

saying goodbye to, 187-88;

spiritual help for, 213-18;

telling truth to, 181-83; Tonglen

for, 210-11; unconditional

love for, 179-81;

unfinished business for,

181-83; working with, and

compassion, 194-95. See also

Bardo of dying; Death; Phowa

Dzogchen, 154-56, 356; Action

in, 156, 167-71; Meditation

in, 156, 163-67; meditation

posture from, 66-68; practices

from, 170-71; rainbow body

in, 171-73; View in, 66,

76-77, 156-62

Dzogchen Tantras, 106, 110,

279-80. See also Tantra

Earth, as element, 251, 252,

255-56, 260

Ego (dak dzin), 120-21; on spiritual

path, 122-24; and wise

guide, 124-25

Egolessness, 120-21; wisdom

tools for, 125-26; and wise

guide, 125

Egyptian Book of the Dead, 106

Einstein, Albert, 103, 105

Elements, 251, 255-57, 294; air

or wind as, 252, 257, 260; dissolution

of, 259-60; earth as,

251, 252, 256, 260; fire as,

251, 252, 256-57, 260; space

as, 251; water as, 251, 252,

256, 260

Emotions, 69: and avoiding

rebirth, 300; in meditation,

77-79; negative, 116, 192,

259, 398; process of bardos

in, 349-50; and yogins,

169-70

Empowerment, in Guru Yoga,

151-52

Energy, 347; of delight, 353-56

Energy centers (chakras), 252

Enlightenment, 48-49; and bardos,

11; Bodhichitta and,

205-6; of Buddha, 57-58;

methods for attaining, 82,

106-7; modern reality of,

53-54; putting into action, 82

Essence(s) (bindu), 252-53, 258,

347

Euthanasia, 381-83

Evans-Wentz, W. Y, 106

Eyes, as widom channels, 68

"Father of 'As Famous as the

Moon/ The," 18-19

Fear: of death, 15-16, 252-53,

213, 383; about dying, 183-84

Fire, as element, 251, 252,

256-57, 260

Flowerdew, Arthur, 88-90

Ford, Henry, 87

Forgiveness, and dying, 216-17

Francis, Saint, 105, 369

Full Attainment, phase of, 258,

259

Gampopa, 146

Gandhi, 221

Gandhi, Mohandas, 105

Garuda, 110

Gesar, 36

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