A Guided Tour of Hell: A Graphic Memoir by Samuel Bercholz,Pema Namdol Thaye

By Samuel Bercholz,Pema Namdol Thaye

make a journey in the course of the geographical regions of hell with a guy whose transitority visitor’s cross gave him a horrifying—and enlightening—preview of its torments. This real account of Sam Bercholz’s near-death adventure 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 center surgical procedure, Sam, an established Buddhist practitioner and instructor, is stunned to discover himself within the lowest nation-states of karmic rebirth, the place he's despatched to realize perception into human agony. less than the tips of a luminous being, Sam’s encounters with a sequence of hell-beings trapped in repetitious rounds of distress and myth disclose to him how an individual’s personal behavior of fiery hatred and icy disdain, of greedy hope and nihilistic ennui, are the resource of terrible agonies that pound cognizance for probably unending cycles of time. Comforted by means of the compassion of a winged goddess and sustained by means of the kindness of his Buddhist academics, Sam finally emerges from his ordeal with renewed religion that even the worst hell comprises the seed of wakefulness. His tale is out there, besides the modernist illustrations of a grasp of Tibetan sacred arts, as a way to proportion what will be discovered approximately awakening from our personal self-created hells and supporting others to discover aid and liberation from theirs.

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