Here is another wonderful teaching by Sogyal Rinpoche on the essential phowa practice from Chapter 13 of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. As Rinpoche writes: “Sometimes the most powerful practices can be the most simple. But [...] remember that it is essential to take the time now to become familiar with this practice.
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.”