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By Samuel Bercholz,Pema Namdol Thaye

make a journey in the course of the nation-states of hell with a guy whose transitority visitor’s go gave him a horrifying—and enlightening—preview of its torments. This actual 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 once we die. within the aftermath of center 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 soreness. below the information of a luminous being, Sam’s encounters with a sequence of hell-beings trapped in repetitious rounds of distress and fable divulge to him how an individual’s personal conduct of fiery hatred and icy disdain, of greedy wish and nihilistic ennui, are the resource of awful agonies that pound recognition for possible never-ending cycles of time. Comforted by means of the compassion of a winged goddess and sustained by means of the kindness of his Buddhist academics, Sam ultimately emerges from his ordeal with renewed religion that even the worst hell comprises the seed of wakefulness. His tale is on the market, in addition to the modernist illustrations of a grasp of Tibetan sacred arts, so as to percentage what might be realized approximately awakening from our personal self-created hells and supporting others to discover reduction and liberation from theirs.

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