Trouver la voix

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En 1994, Patrick Gaffney qui a largement participé à la rédaction du Livre Tibétain de la Vie et de la Mort, nous raconta avec précision la genèse du livre : « LA MORT EST SOUVENT un sujet délicat. Un après-midi de mai, il y a trois ans, j’arrivai dans une toute petite gare à la limite de [...]

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Sharon Salzberg on The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

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Though my own parents died quite some time ago, I’ve been watching my friends face the loss of their parents. As a community, we have of course also been confronted by the deaths of siblings, friends, partners, children. As a community of practitioners, we have tried to translate the reality of change and loss into [...]

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The Heart Practice for Difficult Times

Here is another short video extract from the Sky News feature On Life, Laughter and Death (1992). In this piece, writer Andrew Harvey–who along with Patrick Gaffney edited The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying–interviews Sogyal Rinpoche about the importance of the Heart Practice for overcoming difficulties. This practice is given more fully in Chapter 19 of [...]

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Living up to Death

Following the publication of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying in 1992, Sogyal Rinpoche gave a series of inspiring and lively public talks as part of an international book tour. Here is a rare clip from one of these public talks, which also features an introduction by English actor and comedian John Cleese, star [...]

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