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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Our desires are not limited rfalms the things we can see, hear, smell, taste, and touch. She made specific preparations in order to perform the process correctly. But we do have a tour of the ordered cosmos, which is divided into levels, organized by punishment and reward, and based around a cosmic mountain.

Delog Dawa Drolma: Journey to Realms Beyond Death, translated by Richard Barron – Dharma Treasures

Rodney marked it as to-read Nov 23, Dan L marked it as to-read Nov 09, Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Knowing I might have to smuggle it out, I had brought Tibetan books from the United States and listed them on my customs declaration.

They are full of stock descriptions and expressions, and leave the reader with questions like “If this is truly an experience that you had, how do you know that there were skeletons outside the doorway? In conclusion, I would like to elaborate on the strong character of Delog Dawa Drolma.

Hoai Ta marked it as to-read Feb 06, Is the World Ready to Understand? She was revered as a lama and dakini and was well known throughout the region as a delog. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? At this point White Tara interjects in Dawa Drolma’s behalf, displaying again her connection to Dawa Drolmasaying that despite her age, Dawa Drolma is exceedingly virtuous and, rather importantly, that she is, “a daughter of the family of Lama Tromge” Tobi Lopez Taylor added it Nov 29, Click the button below to add the Delog Dawa Drolma: Lei-Anna marked it as to-read Mar 12, Lozang Chodzin, 25, New Zealander Ven.


Delog: Journey to Realms Beyond Death

Ryan is currently reading it Jul 09, jpurney When ordinary grasping and aversion and the ignorance of object-subject duality completely fall away, one experiences uncontrived, naked awareness — absolute, non-dual, beyond concept, emptiness replete with all pure qualities and the potential to manifest appearance inseparable from emptiness. 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.

Delogs were often women; some appeared to juorney ordinary laypeople, but the experience itself is a sign of great meditative realization, so they could not have been truly ordinary. May 18, Barnaby Thieme rated it really liked it Shelves: In turn Dawa Drolma says many prayers to help the suffering beingsbut was usually only able to give them a reallms respite, while others beg her to take their stories back to friends and family in the human realm.

Sabby Cheema marked it as to-read Mar 21, Start the Day Right Stupa: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Rainbows appeared, and five vultures, who in Vajrayana Buddhism symbolize the supreme perspective of the realized yogin, circled overhead.

Delog: Journey to Realms beyond Death

I’m not altogether sure that’s commonplace in this kind of visionary autobiography. Copyright Dharma Treasures. March-April Useful Meeting Ven.

Delog refers to a person who has diedvisited the deog of heaven and hellthe bardoand returns to tell the tale. Some scholar could probably have a field day digging into the Tibetan sources to see where it comes from.

The eight worldly concerns Each Faith Enhances the Other Lo-jong Mind training, the Tibetan tradition of mental and emotional cultivation: Retrieved from ” http: Rachael rated it really liked it Sep 21, Although the chapters were written with the three pure realms first and then the impure realms comprising a fourth chapter, the realmd evidence of the text seems to indicate that the journey unfolded in the order published here: When death separates the mind and body, and strips away the relative stability of form, the naked consciousness enters the after-death bardo state.


She was cremated on the roof of her house.

Delog: Journey to Realms Beyond Death – Dawa Drolma (Delog.) – Google Books

T here was one episode from her experiences in the Six Impure Realms of Being that exemplifies her strong-minded and determined personality. Johnson Letters from Prison: Near-death experiences — Religious aspects — Buddhism. Christine rated it it was amazing Jul 25, 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.

This particular book contains several brief testimonials of 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 Death to gi It’s a little hard to know what to make of this odd and intriguing short book.

I am a girl who lives by journdy cause and effect of karma. This is buddha-nature, obscured and unrecognized in sentient beings, but completely revealed in enlightened ones.

Dawa Drolma specifically says that she was waiting for the time when dakinisfemale embodiments of enlightened energygathered 7. As can be understood from what is detailed above, Dawa Drolma was convinced of her abilities throughout her life.

Kopan the Mother Kopan Monastery: However, she herself had been recognized as an emanation of White Tara, a powerful force of enlightened mind for the longevity and liberation of sentient beings.

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