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Recommended Publications


The Clear Light of the Buddha's Teaching Which Benefits All Beings SHENPEN ÖSEL
The Clear Light of the Buddha's Teachings Which Benefits All Beings

Shenpen Osel, Volume 2, Number 3, December 1998


Recommended Books

The Tibetan Book of the Dead by  Chogyam Trungpa
The Tibetan Book of the Dead
by Francesca Fremantle, Chogyam Trungpa

In this classic scripture of Tibetan Buddhism, traditionally read aloud to the dying to help them attain liberation, death and rebirth are seen as a process that provides an opportunity to recognize the true nature of mind.


The Tibetan Book of the Dead
The Tibetan Book of the Dead -- First Complete Translation
by Padmasambhava (Author), Gyurme Dorje (Translator), Graham Coleman(Editor), Thupten Jinpa (Editor)





The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
by Sogyal Rinpoche, Patrick D. Gaffney, Andrew Harvey






Living, Dreaming, Dying, by Rob Nairn
Living, Dreaming, Dying
by Rob Nairn

The Tibetan Book of the Dead is one of the best-known Tibetan Buddhist texts. It is also one of the most difficult to understand. In this book Rob Nairn presents the first interpretation of this classic text using a modern Western perspective.


Sacred Passage: How to Provide Fearless, Compassionate Care for the Dying

Sacred Passage:
How to Provide Fearless, Compassionate Care for the Dying
by Margaret Coberly Phd, Rn




Transition and Liberation. Explanations of meditation in the Bardo

Transition and Liberation:
Explanations of meditation in the Bardo.
by Tenga Rinpoche





Bardo - Interval of Possibility. Commentary on Aspiration in the Bardo

Bardo - Interval of Possibility:
Commentary on Aspiration in the Bardo.
by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche





An Overview of Bardo Teachings:

An Overview of Bardo Teachings:
Commentary on the Bardo.
by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche





Advice on Dying and Living a Better LifeAdvice on Dying and Living a Better Life:

Advice on Dying and Living.
by HH The Dalai Lama




 Death and the Art of Dying

Death and the Art of Dying:
Bardo Teachings.
by Bokar Rinpoche





Journey of the Mind

Journey of the Mind.
Bardo Teachings.
by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche






Recommended CDs

Bardo (Death and Dying) - Rob Nairn Bardo(Death & Dying)
Rob Nairn 5 x CD (Z246) £35

Living, dying & living again, form an endless cycle made up of six specific mind states called Bardos. Training to recognise what is really happening in each of these states can lead us to enlightenment.

Talks given at Samye Ling in August 2006

Being with Dying (Audio CD) Being with Dying (Audio CD)
Joan Halifax


Contemplative Practices and Teachings






These items are available from:

Amazon and Samye Ling