Rainbow Body and Resurrection: Spiritual Attainment, the by Francis V. Tiso

By Francis V. Tiso

Francis V. Tiso, a famous authority at the rainbow physique, explores this manifestation of non secular consciousness in a wide-ranging and deeply expert research of the transformation of the fabric physique right into a physique of sunshine. looking proof at the boundary among actual technology and deep spirituality that may elucidate the resurrection of Jesus, he investigates the case of Khenpo A Chö, a Buddhist monk who died in jap Tibet in 1999. Rainbow physique and Resurrection chronicles the dissolution of Khenpo's fabric physique inside of per week of his dying, together with eye-witness interviews. Tiso describes the non secular practices that supply upward push to the rainbow physique and strains their background deep into the stumble upon of religions in medieval crucial Asia. His erudite exploration of the Tibetan phenomenon increases the attention-grabbing query of even if there's a connection among the rainbow physique and the death and emerging of Jesus.

Drawing on a wealth of modern learn, Tiso expands his dialogue to incorporate the contemplative geography out of which Dzogchen arose your time within the 8th century alongside the good Silk highway throughout imperative Asia. the result's an illuminating attention of formerly unimagined relationships among non secular practices and ideology in imperative Asia.

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