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

By Samuel Bercholz,Pema Namdol Thaye

make a journey during the nation-states of hell with a guy whose transitority visitor’s move gave him a horrifying—and enlightening—preview of its torments. This real account of Sam Bercholz’s near-death event has extra in universal with Dante’s Inferno than it does with any of the preferred feel-good tales of what occurs after we die. within the aftermath of middle 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 ache. below the assistance of a luminous being, Sam’s encounters with a chain of hell-beings trapped in repetitious rounds of distress and myth disclose to him how an individual’s personal conduct of fiery hatred and icy disdain, of greedy wish and nihilistic ennui, are the resource of awful agonies that pound realization for doubtless unending cycles of time. Comforted through the compassion of a winged goddess and sustained via the kindness of his Buddhist lecturers, Sam ultimately emerges from his ordeal with renewed religion that even the worst hell includes the seed of wakefulness. His tale is out there, besides the modernist illustrations of a grasp of Tibetan sacred arts, with a view to percentage what may be realized approximately awakening from our personal self-created hells and supporting others to discover aid and liberation from theirs.

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