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

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426 INDEXBardo Tödrol Chenmo, See TibetanBook of the DeadBede, 323-24Beethoven, Ludwig van, 105, 355Bereaved, helping the, 313-17Blake, William, 35, 86, 119, 354Blessings, 71; of masters, 143-47,393Bodhichitta, 159, 205, 206, 210;in action, 206; in aspiration,206Bodhisattvas, 105, 286, 368, 369,399Body (lu): leaving, at death,245-47; mental, 292-93; physical,251-54; three days afterdeath, 269-70Bohm, David, 279, 345, 356-59Breath (prana): during dying, 257;watching, in meditation, 69,72-73, 74. See also Inner air(prana)Buddha (Gautama Siddhartha),48-49, 136, 137, 355, 359,362, 363; on death, 26, 363;on doubt, 127-28; and emotions,69; enlightenment of,57-58; on "Four Reliances,"134; on good heart, 97-99; onimpermanence, 25; on karma,96, 97, 99; and KrishaGotami, 28-29; asMahasattva, 202-3; on previouslives, 86; on meditation,62, 76-77; on reality, 38; onuniverse, 37Buddha of Compassion. SeeAvalokiteshvaraBuddha nature, 47-49, 205; innerteacher aspect of, 138; andmeditation posture, 66-68Buddhas, 284Buddhism, 52-53, 100, 118, 254,356Buddhism, Tibetan, 4, 11-12,69-71, 120, 132, 270, 289,355; on body, 252-54Buddhist (nangpa), 52Calm Abiding (Skamatha in Sanskrit;shyiné in Tibetan), 62,63, 64, 73, 75-76. See alsoMeditationChadral Rinpoche, 269-70Chakras, See Energy centers(chakras)Chang Chok, 310Change, and impermanence,25-27, 39-41Channels (nadi), 71, 252, 255,257, 258, 394Chenrézig (Buddha of Compassion),67. See alsoAvalokiteshvaraChild Luminosity, 166, 267Children: near-death experiencesof, 327, 329, 338-39; talkingto, about death, 188Chinese, occupation of Tibet by,7, 272, 273, 343Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche,36-37Christ, 147, 217, 218, 288, 298,353, 366Christianity, 8, 86Chuang Tzu, 17Clear Light, 95, 108, 263-65. Seealso Ground LuminosityClear Seeing (vipashyana in Sanskrit,lhaktong in Tibetan), 64,75-76Closer to the Light: Learning fromChildren's Near-Death Experiences(Morse), 338-39Compassion, 191; logic of,192-96; mantra of, 396-98;meditation and, 67; methodsfor evoking, 199-206;power of, 197-99. See alsoBodhichitta; Chenrézig;TonglenConsciousness: continuity of,93-96; transference of, 218,235-36. See also Phowa

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