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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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Advice for the Moment of Death

In May 2004, on the occasion of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s historic four days of teachings in Glasgow, Scotland, to which over 9,000 people attended, Sogyal Rinpoche gave an inspired public talk entitled “Living and Dying Today”. In this extract from that talk, Sogyal Rinpoche comments on the advice for the moment of death […]

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Jun
30

My Favorite Quote

Min Hsin from Taiwan writes: “This is one of my favorite paragraphs from TBLD:

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Jun
27

How the Book Found me Part III

Dr. Günter J. Bauer from Berlin and Hamburg writes:  “I was in a book shop rummaging around for some books about Asian philosophy—in particular about the teachings of Confucius—I noticed the The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying.

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Jun
25

An Unconventional Bestseller

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying received an overwhelmingly positive response as soon as it was published in the Autumn of 1992.

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Jun
23

“Incredibly Inspiring!”

Aya Eid writes: “Wow!! I am only 40 pages into it, but at every sentence, I must stop to ponder how much depth and value these words really hold.

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