Author: J H BrennanPublisher: Motilal BanarsidassYear: 2010Language: EnglishPages: 218ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788178223599
Generations of isolated Tibetan monks have devoted their lives to an unparalleled investigation of the human mind and soul. Over many centuries, as Buddhism blended with Bon, the aboriginal shamanic religion of Tibet, a great esoteric tradition evolved. In this revised and expanded version of Occult Tibet, the prolific and eclectic J. H. Brennan surveys this vast spiritual heritage born in the shadows of the Himalayas.Explore the realms of death and rebirth, karma, trance states, dream yoga, and the mysterious manipulation of energies and objects via sound. Travel back in time to learn how early visitors experienced Tibet through the extraordinary experiences of luminaries like Huxley, Crowley, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, and others. A unique and fascinating view of Tibetan culture and spirituality, Tibetan Magic and Mysticism brings the ancient magical techniques of Tibet to the magicians and mystics of the West.