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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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Jun
28

The Dawning of Compassion

In this short video from a teaching in Spain last year, Sogyal Rinpoche explains how we can begin to practice compassion by starting to consider others as “just another you.”  This practice is also briefly explained in The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, page 179.

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Jun
18

A Book that Radiates Devotion

  “I think I had automatically an intense devotion for Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö from the moment I read the first words about him. It was like my first experience of Guru Yoga. Then I felt the same for Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and for Dudjom Rinpoche. At the end of the book, my devotion to […]

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Jun
5

A simple Practice of Meditation

In this teaching from Australia last March, Sogyal Rinpoche shows, very simply, how we can practice meditation. “Quietly sitting, body still, speech silent, mind at peace, let thoughts and emotions, whatever arises, come and go, with- out clinging to anything.” The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, Page 64. For more teachings from Sogyal Rinpoche […]

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May
30

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche: Sogyal Rinpoche & The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

In an interview last fall, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, author of Rebel Buddha and other books, offered his insights on the impact of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying.

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May
18

It Saved My Life. It Woke Me Up

Iñaki Sánchez, from Madrid writes: “Before finding The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, my state of mind could be described as follows: I was carried along by life, finding some degree of ‘fulfilment’ or entertainment in activities such as working, being with my family, watching football, playing sports and drinking beer. As for my […]

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