T. Lobsang Rampa was preordained to be a Tibetan priest, a sign from the stars that could not be ignored. When he left his wealthy home to enter the monastery, his heart was filled with trepidation, with only a slight knowledge of the rigorous spiritual training and physical ordeal that awaited him. This is his story, a hauntingly beautiful and deeply inspiring journey of awakening within Chakpori Lamasery, the temple of Tibetan medicine.
"Gripping story, wonderfully detailed descriptions,"
Here in these ancient repositories of wisdom, the lamas learn the meaning of life - and of death: the relationship between the mind and the brain; the secrets of hypnotism, telepathy, clairvoyance, and reincarnation.
"TLR's childhood as a monk in special training"
Inside the cave, the young monk bowed respectfully. "I have come to you for instruction, Venerable One," he said to the old hermit in a low voice. In response, the hermit instructed the monk in true cosmic laws and in the universal order that governs nature and humankind. He told of deep, dark secrets that had been passed on to him by a mysterious "Higher Order" who have protected and guided humans since the dawn of creation.
"Classic UFO abduction mixed with Tibetan monks"
In this Saucerian roundtable discussion, several luminaries in the paranormal field offer their thoughts on the Inner Earth theory. Does the subterranean world support several different races of sentient beings, as well as impressive underground cities linked by underground tunnels? Do surface dwellers sometimes stumble upon above-ground openings to this subterranean realm? Do we often meet the denizens of the underworld and not even know it?
Twilight is Dr. Rampa's 15th book. He devotes the greater part of it to answering some of the many questions he has received from his audiences on controversial subjects such as UFOs, astral travel, the power of prayer, Buddhism, marriage and divorce, the human aura, witchcraft and possession, the laws of karma, fasting, and hypnotism. Twilight will fascinate and enlighten new listeners, introducing them to the spiritual teachings that have helped millions cope with life today.
"Humor Like One of Simon Green's writes"
T. Lobsang Rampa's Beyond the Tenth gives advice and teachings on the care of mankind's physical and spiritual forms. Proper preparation on this present plane of existence can equip one more fully for the life that commences in the astral world.
"Astral Travel or OBE tips, UFOs, dimensions . . ."
According to Barker, who first published the book in the 1960s, Rampa's claim that his body had been taken over by a Tibetan Buddhist monk was in no way disproved. In fact, Barker provides a letter from a Tibetan Buddhist scholar stating that Rampa's writings about the inner workings of Tibetan Buddhism were quite accurate and actually revealed closely guarded secrets of the Himalayan monasteries.
T. Lobsang Rampa (April 8, 1910 - January 25, 1981) was a best-selling author of books with paranormal and occult themes. He was born Cyril Henry Hoskin and claimed that his body hosted the spirit of a Tibet lama by the name of T. Lobsang Rampa. His best-known book, The Third Eye, was a global best seller. He went on to write another 18 books on meditation, religion, and the occult. In this recording, Rampa teaches some basic meditation techniques.
It is possible that this book may be the absolute truth - yet another product of the incredible powers of the holy men of the Himalayas, who are said to have projected their reincarnations into the hilly areas of America, to avoid the holocaust brought by the Chinese to Tibet? Could we, as a nation, be ignoring one of the greatest gifts we have ever received?
"2nd book - continues on from The Third Eye"
High in the rarefied air of the Himalayas stands the great Lamasery of Potala. Here, as a young boy, T. Lobsang Rampa came to study the teachings of the Lord Buddha. Through the eyes of this young acolyte, we learn of the life of Prince Gautama and his discovery of the Middle Way, the Four Noble Truths, and the state of Nirvana. Those who have heard of Lobsang Rampa's experiences in the lamaseries of Tibet will be greatly moved by this personal story of the transition of a daring, sometimes disobedient, youth into a serious, deep-thinking young man possessing quite exceptional sensory abilities.
"Beautifully told with moral human tales woven in"