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Discovering Death [videorecording]: The Tibetan Exploration of the World Beyond Death

University of Virginia Television News Office
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
Thurman presents the Buddhist concept of death as continuum, using passages from The great liberation upon hearing in the intermediate state (popularly known as the Tibetan book of the dead). He explores topics such as near-death experiences, post-death accounts, and other contemporary evidence for altered states.
Performers
Robert Thurman, lecturer.
Release Date
1998
Run Time
129 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Title from videocassette label.
  • Videorecording of a lecture presented in conjunction with the University of Virginia Library exhibition The Tibetan book of the dead.
Variant Title
Tibetan exploration of the world beyond death
Published
[1998]
Recording Info
Filmed at Minor Hall, University of Virginia, on February 6, 1998.
Description
1 videocassette (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
VHS format [NTSC]
Technical Details
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