Rest for the Fortunate is the name of a traditional
Tibetan commentary on nyungne. Practiced by all the major traditions of Tibetan
Buddhism, nyungne is a special fasting practice of Chenrezig, the Bodhisattva of
Apart from the prayers stemming from the well-known Tibetan Book of the Dead, there is a remarkable lack of ritual material available in the Western world for those who wish to perform a Buddhist funeral. This gap has now been filled by a welcome new publication from Wandel Verlag.