Death, Intermediate State, and Rebirth in Tibetan Buddhism — by Jeffrey Hopkins
An excellent companion volume to the Tibetan Books of the Dead , and also contemporary Western works on death and dying.
Life in Relation to Death — by Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche
This text describes the dying process and provides brief but profound instructions on preparing for death.
Travels in the Netherworld - Buddhist Popular Narratives of Death and the Afterlife in Tibet — by Bryan J. Cuevas
This study offers innovative perspectives on popular religion in Tibet and fills a gap in an important field of Tibetan literature.
Four Illusions - Candrakirti's Advice for Travelers on the Bodhisattva Path translated by Karen C. Lang
This work offers the translation of the first four chapters of Chandrakirti's commentary on Aryadeva's 400 Stanzas.
The Hidden History of the Tibetan Book of the Dead — by Bryan J. Cuevas
This book provides not only a fascinating look at a popular and enduring spiritual work, but also a much-needed corrective to the proliferation of a historical scholarship surrounding the Tibetan Book of the Dead.
Natural Liberation - Padmasambhava's Teachings on the Six Bardos — translated by B. Alan Wallace
This book illuminates the most profound questions about who we are and provides a map for the journey through life, death, and rebirth in great depth and simplicity. A perfect companion to the well-known Tibetan Book of the Dead.
The Tibetan Book of the Dead - The Great Book of Natural Liberation Through Understanding in the Between — composed by Padmasambhava
Essential and profound book of Tibetan philosophy, that reveals the nature of the mind and its manifestations and offers pure enlightenment. Every page should be read and memorized well ahead of time.
The Mirror of Mindfulness - The Cycle of the Four Bardos — by Tsele Natsok Rangdrol
Tibetan Buddhist teachings on the endless cycle of experience. Aimed at inspiring and helping the practitioner achieve liberation from deluded existence.
Gently Whispered - Oral Teachings — by Kalu Rinpoche
A memorial volume of teachings by one of the greatest lamas of this century, which includes many valuable oral teachings on the nature of the mind, taking refuge, working with the emotions, death and rebirth, meditation, tantra and mahamudra, plus a detailed commentary on the Chenrezig sadhana.