It Saved My Life. It Woke Me Up

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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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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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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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The right time

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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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A Treasure in My Hands

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Cristina Iglesias from Madrid writes: “In August 2008, my partner and father of my daughter, whose name is Paris, was diagnosed with third stage pancreatic cancer. They didn’t give us any hope, but hope is the last thing there is to lose, and so we started a series of natural treatments and Paris came home […]

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