A Small Orange Book With a Huge Heart

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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

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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 Dawning of Compassion

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In this short video from a teaching in Spain last year, Sogyal Rinpoche explains how we can begin to practice compassion by starting to consider others as “just another you.”  This practice is also briefly explained in The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, page 179.

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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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Generating the Heart of the Enlightened Mind

  [W]hen you meditate deeply on compassion, a realization dawns in you that the only way for you to be of complete help to other beings is for you to gain enlightenment. From that a strong sense of determination and universal responsibility is born, and the compassionate wish arises in you at that moment to attain [...]

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