Join our mailing list!
(Your shopping cart is empty)
Diane Publishing Books
Books of the Dead: Manuals for Living and Dying
Stanislav Grof (au)
The art of dying and the posthumous journey of the soul have been described and depicted in many cultures. ‘Dying before dying’, or practice in dying, has been sought throughout history, not just to overcome fear and give help at the moment of death, but to transfigure the quality of life. Here, Stanislav Grof considers some of the most important of the so-called ‘books of the dead’: ancient Egyptian funerary texts; the Tibetan Bardo Thodol; and Maya and Aztec myths of the death and rebirth of the Hero Twins and the Plumed Serpent, Quetzalcoatl. From Europe come Christian visions of the soul’s journeys, the “danses macabres,” and imagery of mortal decay that recalls Tibetan practices. 148 illustrations, 16 in color.
Lamborghini: Supercar Supreme
Country Ribbon Crafts: Delightful Projects Using Easy Techniques
Air Combat: The New Face of War
Politics of Despair: Power & Resistance in the Tobacco Wars
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union & Confederate Armies: Series I, Volume I
Share your knowledge of this product with other customers...
Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
Become an Affiliate
Send Us Feedback
Copyright ï¿½ 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.