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    Twenty years of “The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying” in French

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013

      This month the French 20th Anniversary edition of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying has been released. It’s available both in print and ebook forms, and includes an updated biography of Sogyal Rinpoche and information about Rigpa and the Spiritual Care Program. To find out more about Sogyal Rinpoche’s activities in France visit [...]

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    A Treausury of Blessings

    Wednesday, October 9, 2013

    Laura Guerra from Mexico writes: “Around 1999,  I took a course on Adulthood & Old Age as part of my Psychology studies in Mexico. Our dear teacher Patricia handed out a few chapters from the book for us to read and discuss at class. It was mind blowing. The book presented to me a whole [...]

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    Twenty Years of “The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying” in German

    Monday, September 30, 2013

    This year marks twenty years since the publication of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying in German. The following are a few stories from people in Germany about how they met the book. Dr. Günter J. Bauer from Berlin and Hamburg writes:  “I was in a book shop rummaging around for some books about [...]

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    A Small Orange Book With a Huge Heart

    Monday, September 9, 2013

    Jose Luis Angulo writes from Madrid: “My first encounter with Sogyal Rinpoche’s book, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, was as a witness to a fact that, at that moment, I didn’t understand very well.

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    Tsoknyi Rinpoche: Sogyal Rinpoche & The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

    Saturday, August 24, 2013

    Tsoknyi Rinpoche, renowned Tibetan Buddhist master and author of three books, Open Heart, Open Mind, Carefree Dignity, and Fearless Simplicity, shares his thoughts on Sogyal Rinpoche and his legacy in writing The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying:

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Sep
6

A Book of Devotion

A remarkable key feature of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, aw well as all of Sogyal Rinpoche’s teachings, is the frequency with which he invokes the memory and presence of his masters, and the environment this creates through which we can, in some small way, come to meet them ourselves. From the memorable childhood [...]

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Sep
2

What They Are Saying

Over the next few months, The Tibetan Blog of Living and Dying will be featuring articles, quotes and interviews from well-known individuals about the Tibetan Book of Living and Dying and it’s impact over the last 20 years. We also want to keep sharing all of your stories about the book, so please keep sending [...]

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Aug
31

Meditation: Learning How to Be

In Chapter five of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, Sogyal Rinpoche writes: “The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this life. For it is only through meditation that you can undertake the journey to discover your true nature, and so find the stability and confidence [...]

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Aug
28

Freedom Lies Within Each One of Us

Ane Tsondru, who is a buddhist nun at Lerab Ling in the south of France, writes: “I can vividly remember when I first started to read the book that it was a complete revelation. I’d received quite a few teachings by then, but it felt as if before I had lots of pieces of a [...]

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Aug
26

Introducing SogyalRinpoche.org!

We are very pleased to announce the launch of a new website dedicated to the life, teachings and activity of Sogyal Rinpoche, who along with being the author of the renowned The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying is a highly regarded and influential Buddhist teacher. Having taught in the West now for over 40 [...]

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