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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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May
4

Remembering Khandro Tsering Chödrön

It is now two years since Khandro Tsering Chödrön, the great dakini [female embodiment of enlightened energy] and accomplished practitioner, passed away. The embodiment of utter simplicity and unflagging faith and devotion, she was an inspiration to all who met her whether in the East or in the West, where she spent the last years [...]

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Apr
30

The Essence of the Buddha’s Teaching

During his recent teaching tour in Australia, Sogyal Rinpoche, author of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, gave an inspired series of public talks in Sydney and Melbourne. In this first extract from a talk in Sydney, Rinpoche shares a teaching on the importance of discovering inner peace and contentment––what the Buddha called “the [...]

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Apr
18

Robert Thurman: Sogyal Rinpoche and The Tibetan Book of Living & Dying

In an Interview, Robert Thurman Shares his thoughts on the Impact of Sogyal Rinpoche’s The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying: “Dealing with the terrible difficulties of dying or having a relative or loved one die is a really hard thing. And in our culture we don’t do it well. But we’re doing it better [...]

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Apr
13

The right time

Kyipchu Kapz writes: “I was in the eleventh grade when I came to know about this book. It so happened that I took part in a live calling show, a radio program, and I was asked about my likes and dislikes.

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Feb
25

Generating the Heart of the Enlightened Mind

  [W]hen you meditate deeply on compassion, a realization dawns in you that the only way for you to be of complete help to other beings is for you to gain enlightenment. From that a strong sense of determination and universal responsibility is born, and the compassionate wish arises in you at that moment to attain [...]

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