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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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The Tibetan Wisdom on Life and Death part 1

On the occasion of the visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Paris in October 2003, Sogyal Rinpoche gave this memorable talk on the Tibetan Buddhist understanding of life and and death to an audience of over 3,000 people. In the first part of this talk, Rinpoche talks understanding death and impermanence, and how that […]

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New Teachings on SogyalRinpoche.org!

Don’t forget to keep checking SogyalRinpoche.org for a growing selection of teachings from the author of the international bestseller The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying!   Finding Your Balance with the Sky-like Nature of Mind What happens when you transform your mind through meditation? In an instant, mind ceases being neurotic and argumentative. It […]

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Elizabeth Namgyal Talks about Sogyal Rinpoche

In this short interview extract, Buddhist teacher and author Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel, speaks about her first encounter with Sogyal Rinpoche, author of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying.

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Finding Peace and Stability in a Troubled World part two

  Meditation has many levels, but on the most profound level we can say that mediation is using the mind to skillfully and subtly recognize the essence and true nature of your mind.   In June 2009, as part of the events held for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s teachings in Amsterdam, Sogyal Rinpoche gave […]

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Finding Peace and Stability in a Troubled World part one

  Regardless of who we are, the main purpose of our life–you could call it ‘the heart of being human’–is to be happy.  All of us share the same wish, the same right, to seek happiness and to avoid suffering. But if we look closely we can see there are two kinds of happiness: One […]

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