Evans-Wentz, who translated the edition of The Tibetan Book of the Dead Pynchon may have read, for "The names, Emory and Evans, both begin with an E and have five letters.
What does TBD stand for?
TBD stands for Tibetan Book of the Dead (song)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
These references to wombs and womb-doors can be traced back to Evans-Wentz's Tibetan Book of the Dead and its warning that in "selecting the womb-door," "good wombs may appear bad and bad wombs may appear good" (1960, 2,191).
Yvette is currently sitting in a bar in West Hollywood, ordering another pint and staggering through the Tibetan Book of the Dead.
The Tibetan Book of the Dead, which is a kind of spiritual guide to the afterlife, suggesting the path for the soul to take between the time of death and rebirth, is, not surprisingly, the book Oscar has been reading.
In Tibetan Buddhist tradition The Tibetan Book of the Dead, guides us as we pass through the states between death and the next life.
Perhaps the most remarkable map of prebirth as a spirit down journey is found in the Tibetan Book of the Dead (or Bardo Thod
Inside this courtyard there are as a rule the four basic colours, red, green, white, and yellow, which represent the four directions and also the psychic functions, as the Tibetan Book of the Dead shows.
Before she eats, she blesses her food, often with a passage from The Tibetan Book Of The Dead.