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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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Dec
8

Coming to Know the Mind

When we are really able to rest our mind in meditation, an incredibly spacious, sky-like nature begins to dawn. And from within that sky-like nature of our mind, the sun of our buddha nature shines forth with the tremendous radiance and warmth of love and compassion.

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Dec
3

May I finally understand

Nadine Aernouts, originally from Belgium, writes: “My sister died two years ago of cancer when she was sixty years old. I lost my brother years ago when he was just 47 years old. When he died I was totally confused because people always tell you that you have to be strong and go on living. […]

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Nov
28

Marcia Binder Schmidt on The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

This summer in an interview with renowned Buddhist translator, editor, and writer Marcia Binder Schmidt, we asked her for her thoughts on the Tibetan Book of Living and Dying and its impact.

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Nov
25

Getting in Touch with the Soft Spot of Your Good Heart

The Buddha said: If you look all over the world for someone more worthy of your love than yourself, you will not find another. In this recent teaching from Barcelona, Sogyal Rinpoche explains that when we practise compassion, we begin by getting in touch with ourselves through meditation, arriving at the soft spot of our good […]

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Nov
19

The Book which Loves Us all so Much

Fernando Garcia, from Madrid writes: “I met my friend María by chance, as we were coming out of the cinema, and she told me that she was in the final phase of her illness, and that she was receiving a lot of help from an amazing group of students of Tibetan Buddhism.

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