Sharon Salzberg on The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying


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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Freedom Lies Within Each One of Us

Lerab Ling

Ane Tsondru, who is a buddhist nun at Lerab Ling in the south of France, writes: “I can vividly remember when I first started to read the book that it was a complete revelation. I’d received quite a few teachings by then, but it felt as if before I had lots of pieces of a […]

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The One Who Benefits Most from Your Compassion is Yourself

 “If you start working for the benefit of others, amazingly your own welfare is taken care of as a matter of course.” In this teaching from the unique Awake Amsterdam 2012 event, Sogyal Rinpoche teaches on the Logic of Compassion, based on some key points from His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s own teaching. As Sogyal […]

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Podcast: Part 3 of “Living and Dying Today” Now Available!

Podcast v2

This episode of The Tibetan Blog of Living and Dying Podcast features  Part Three of the talk called Living and Dying Today.

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No truer words to live by


Felicia Chan from Manchester, in the United Kingdom, writes: “Happy 20th anniversary! I seem to be taking just as long to get through the book and am only about halfway through several years after picking it up. Taking in a book at this pace is very unusual for me, but for some reason, I have […]

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