When Deepa Muthaiya was given The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by a friend in India in 1994, she was struck by its philosophy of compassion, love and care for the dying. It brought home to her, she said, the extent to which we are neither prepared for, nor taught anything positive about, something [...]
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Tibetan Blog of Living and Dying podcast, featuring the teachings of Sogyal Rinpoche, author of the international best-seller The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying.
Jeremy Tattersall, writes from France: I heard a piece of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying before I even knew what it was. On a still, cloudy morning on retreat in Australia in January 1992, Sogyal Rinpoche said he was going to read something to us, “just to try it out.”
Pat Best from the United States writes: “The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying found me as I searched for an answer on how to help someone with their suffering. A co-worker’s 16-year old daughter had contacted a rare disease that eventually took her life.