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By Samuel Bercholz,Pema Namdol Thaye

make a journey throughout the nation-states of hell with a guy whose transitority visitor’s move gave him a horrifying—and enlightening—preview of its torments. This precise 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 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 realize perception into human soreness. below the counsel of a luminous being, Sam’s encounters with a chain of hell-beings trapped in repetitious rounds of distress and fable divulge to him how an individual’s personal behavior of fiery hatred and icy disdain, of greedy wish and nihilistic ennui, are the resource of terrible agonies that pound recognition for doubtless never-ending cycles of time. Comforted by way of the compassion of a winged goddess and sustained through the kindness of his Buddhist academics, Sam finally emerges from his ordeal with renewed religion that even the worst hell includes the seed of wakefulness. His tale is on the market, besides the modernist illustrations of a grasp of Tibetan sacred arts, to be able to proportion what could be discovered approximately awakening from our personal self-created hells and assisting others to discover reduction and liberation from theirs.

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