In Tibetan Buddhism, it is said that certain meditation practices can alter the appearance of the body, transforming it into five radiant lights. The name given to this physical fluorescence is “rainbow body.”
In the March 1995 Lion’s Roar magazine, Professor Robert Thurman explained the Tibetan Buddhist view of death and rebirth.
Rod Meade Sperry unpacks the Buddhist reference in last night’s episode of “Twin Peaks.”
It’s fun! It’s visionary! It features Donald Trump as Yama Raja, the Lord of Death. It’s “The Comic Bardo Thodol” (aka The Tibetan Book of the Dead), as created and executed by writer/artist Thomas Scoville. How nice to see it making the rounds online again, since it’s now been posted on UltraCulture.org. It first surfaced […]
Henry Miller integrated Buddhist thought into much of his life and work. That is, in his typically individualistic, proto-Beat way.
Judy Lief reviews Robert Thurman’s translation of the Tibetan Book of the Dead.