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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Taartje rated it really beyohd it May 28, Drolma’s Tara is not so different from Dante’s Beatrice. Peripeteia rated it really liked it Aug 27, T here was one episode from her experiences in the Six Impure Realms of Being that exemplifies her strong-minded and determined personality.

I am a girl who lives by the cause and effect of karma.

Tobi Lopez Taylor added it Nov 29, I did not want to take the original away from her, but the Chinese in the Szechuan capital of Chengdu would not allow me to photocopy it. Skye Banning, Australia Home Truths: I left Tibet injust ahead of the brutal Chinese consolidation of conquest.

In one instant she encounters an acquaintance enduring the most hideous torments of hell or a preta suffering the agonies of extreme deprivation; in the next she meets a virtuous person en route to a pure realm or a being in a god realm. I still have the original, now more than sixty realks old, taken down by a scribe in fine handwriting as Dawa Drolma told her story.


Delog: Journey to Realms beyond Death

She undertook her journey as a delog according to instructions she had received from Tara in visions, but against the wishes of her lamas, who pleaded with her not to take such a risk. Journye the other hand, certain aspects of the experiences here described correspond closely to shamanic experiences reported over an enormous geographical region, and well-described by Professor Eliade in his “Shamanism.

Practitioners who have purified their mindstreams and who have accumulated vast merit through their virtue can experience pure realms in visions, in dreams, or, as my mother did, as a delog. Several years ago I met a monk who remembered her wrath dsath he blew his kangling ceremonial trumpet poorly.

This single location in New South Wales: Children helping children Tsunami disaster: In his final speech to Dawa DrolmaYama sent a message to each social group in the human realm in presumably the hierarchical order: A few years later, I returned to Tibet to give a copy to my sister. No one doubted her words, not only because great lamas such as Tromge Trungpa had witnessed her corpse coming back to life, but also because she knew the whereabouts of buried coins and actions of the deceased before their deaths—things that she could not possibly have known without having been told directly by those she encountered as a delog.

Hers was not a visionary or momentary near-death experience. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


Journey to Realms beyond Death

An Interview with Dinty W. Faisal Liyakath marked it as to-read Nov 20, She also brought back spiritual advice from high lamas who had passed from this world, to which lamas on this side of death responded with deep respect.

Is It Really a Problem? This single location in Australian Capital Territory: From Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia.

Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait None of your libraries hold this item. It is important to remember deog Yama addresses everyone in the human realm and that he wishes his message to be spread throughout.

Delog: Journey to Realms Beyond Death by Richard Barron

Published Junction City, Calif. For five full days deth 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.

This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat You are Being Watched. Occasionally, she sees whole processions of hell or bardo beings leaving for the pure realms, shepherded by a great lama or practitioner who by the power of his jouurney her altruistic aspirations has come to save beings.