Samuel Bercholz,Pema Namdol Thaye's A Guided Tour of Hell: A Graphic Memoir PDF

By Samuel Bercholz,Pema Namdol Thaye

make a journey throughout the geographical regions of hell with a guy whose transitority visitor’s move gave him a horrifying—and enlightening—preview of its torments. This real account of Sam Bercholz’s near-death event has extra in universal with Dante’s Inferno than it does with any of the preferred feel-good tales of what occurs after we die. within the aftermath of middle surgical procedure, Sam, an established Buddhist practitioner and instructor, is shocked to discover himself within the lowest geographical regions of karmic rebirth, the place he's despatched to achieve perception into human ache. less than the information of a luminous being, Sam’s encounters with a sequence of hell-beings trapped in repetitious rounds of distress and fantasy disclose to him how an individual’s personal conduct of fiery hatred and icy disdain, of greedy hope and nihilistic ennui, are the resource of terrible agonies that pound cognizance for possible never-ending cycles of time. Comforted by way of the compassion of a winged goddess and sustained via the kindness of his Buddhist academics, Sam finally emerges from his ordeal with renewed religion that even the worst hell comprises the seed of wakefulness. His tale is available, in addition to the modernist illustrations of a grasp of Tibetan sacred arts, so that it will percentage what may be realized approximately awakening from our personal self-created hells and aiding others to discover aid and liberation from theirs.

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