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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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Giving My Life Meaning

Damien Moyeuvre, from France, kindly agreed to share this letter he wrote to Rinpoche in July during a retreat at Lerab Ling in the south of France: “Dear Rinpoche, Before meeting you, my life was rather chaotic. My dad was murdered when I was ten years old. As my mum was an alcoholic, it was […]

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Podcast: Part 2 of “Living and Dying Today” Now Available!

The second episode of The Tibetan Blog of Living and Dying podcast features the Part Two of the talk called Living and Dying Today.

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If Everything Dies and Changes, Then What is Really True?

Impermanence has already revealed to us many truths, but it has a final treasure still in its keeping, one that lies largely hidden from us, unsuspected and unrecognized, yet most intimately our own…

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How the Book Found Me–Part IV

Margit Geissendörfer, from Ottobrunn, Germany writes: “In 1983 when our family decided to get a dog, a friend brought us a book about dog breeds. I opened it up and found a Tibetan terrier was looking at me!

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Wisdom Without Borders

M. Walfred from Delaware wrote this review of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying on amazon.com: “Having a stone Buddha in your garden does not make one a Buddhist anymore than wearing orange or refusing to step on spiders does.

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