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The Wheel of Death

Writings from Zen Buddhist and Other Sources

By Philip Kapleau

© 2008 – Routledge

130 pages

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About the Book

Originally published in 1972, this anthology examines death through the eyes of great Buddhist, Taoist, Hindu and Western masters. Instructions and specific rites are set forth to enable people to guide the mind of the dying through death and the Intermediate stage which follows. The sections of Rebirth and Karma deal succinctly with these complex and often mis-understood doctrines.

Table of Contents

1. Death 2. Karma 3. Rebirth 4. Dying 5. Dying: Of the Masters 6. Dying: Practical Instructions

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

This Routledge Library Edition brings together titles on Buddhism which were originally published over a period of fifty years or so, starting in the 1920s.

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