This vivid personal account of a journey through the “bardos” and “pure realms” was recorded by year-old Dawa Drolma of Eastern Tibet, a renowned female . Abstract: Delog: Journey to Realms Beyond Death tells the story of a 16 year old delog, Dawa Drolma’s journey to various realms after death. Delog Dawa Drolma: Journey to Realms Beyond Death, translated by Richard Barron. Price: $ Image 1. Larger / More Photos. Add to Wish List. ADD TO.

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This is buddha-nature, obscured and unrecognized in sentient beings, but completely revealed in enlightened ones.

Delog: Journey to Realms beyond Death – Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia

beyonc Furthermore, almost every gatekeeper or attendant the Pure Realms was female and Dawa Drolma appeared to speak and have relations with them as well. This vivid personal account of a journey through the “bardos” and “pure realms” was recorded by year-old Dawa Drolma of Eastern Tibet, a renowned female lama and a “delog”-one who crosses the threshold of death and returns to tell about it.

To journeh the English translation more readable, the text is a somewhat free prose translation of the original Tibetan verse, rather than a strict literal translation. Dawa Drolma finally acknowledged that she might not reawaken and made the necessary preparations. Leslie rated it it was amazing Feb 23, This particular book contains several brief testimonials desth one Dawa Drolma, describing her experiences touring other realms, in which she saw the virtuous rewarded, and especially the non-virtuous punished, and was sent back by the Lord of Dealms to gi It’s a little hard to know what to make of this odd and intriguing short book.

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Delog: Journey to Realms beyond Death

The hallucinatory bubble Science and Buddhism: It Takes Time Leprosy in Delkg Separate different tags with a comma. In the Pure Realm of Padmasambava we are immediately introduced to her guide the White Tara who ti Dawa Drolma through all four realms. There were many other requests she implored people to conduct while she was in the death like stateincluding wrapping a blue cloth around her head symbolizing the transformation of anger into pristine awarenessperforming the offering of oblations to the five goddesses of Lhaman Tseringand reciting the Seven Line Supplications and the prayer Dispelling Obstacles on the Path.


For five full days she lay cold, breathless, and devoid of any vital signs, while her consciousness moved freely into other realms, often escorted by the wisdom goddess White Tara. Of course, Muslims have been in Tibet for a long time, so there’s that on top of it.

A terrifying figure wearing the skins of elephants and humans and adorned with bones and jewelsYama looked at Dawa Drolma and asked her to explain her positive and negative karma and to, “Speak honestly. My mother was revered throughout Tibet for her extraordinary powers as a lama, but she was more famous for being a delog pronounced DAY-loakone who has crossed the threshold of death and returned to tell about it.

Cve marked it as to-read Apr 29, As a child in TibetI sometimes found my mother, Delog Dawa Drolma, surrounded by an audience listening with utmost attention as she told of her journeys to other realms.

Views Read View source View history. Our desires are not limited to the things we can see, hear, smell, taste, and touch. None of your libraries hold this item. Author Dawa Drolma, Delog. This single location in Australian Capital Territory: Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: Advanced Search Search Tips. Emily added it Apr 19, And how did you know the sacred pool contained all eight virtues, instead of seven or six?

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. A “delog” is a shamanic visionary in the Tibetan cultural sphere who has spontaneous trances in which they visit other worlds – particularly the heaven and hell realms. Therefore the general image of Yama one gains from Dawa Drolma’s account is less of his terrifying visage and more that he wants humans to understand what is not virtuous.


Kopan the Mother Kopan Monastery: After her delog experienceDawa Drolma made a pilgrimage to Lhasa, where she conceived me with her consort, a high lama. A compassionate heart Journey to Sikkim Letter from Bodhgaya: Throughout her childhood Dawa Drolma showed a remarkable depth of compassion.

Delog: Journey to Realms Beyond Death

Paul Dewey Letters jourrney Prison: Her account is quite specific in its cosmological geography and detailed in its descriptions, yet it is clear that the realms she visited are the rich display of the nature of mind, experienced when meditation breaks through the limitations of ordinary jojrney. Near-death experiences — Religious aspects — Buddhism.

Although the chapters were written with the three pure realms first and then the impure realms journeh a fourth chapter, the internal evidence of the text seems to indicate that the journey unfolded in the order published here: In turn Dawa Drolma says many prayers to help the suffering beingsbut was usually only able to give them a short respite, while others beg her to take their stories back to friends and family in the human realm.

In his final speech to Dawa DrolmaYama sent a message to each social group in the human realm in presumably the hierarchical order: It is remarkable that she, a young woman of sixteen, had so much confidence in her meditation that she prevailed over very wise, much older lamas.

Geshe Pal Tsering Home Truths: Open to the public Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries But … having taken rebirth as a woman, you will have little authority … Sentient beings in these degenerate times will be hard put to believe that your accounts are true.

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