This is the Path to Follow!

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Verena Pfeiffer from Germany writes: “When I read the Tibetan Book of Living and Dying for the first time, I was quite young and knew absolutely nothing about Tibetan Buddhism. There were many points that I didn’t understand or didn’t know what to do with. However, what opened my heart back then and moved me […]

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

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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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Letter from Death Row

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In the early 90s, not long after The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying was published, a young man called Greg from the United States, wrote to Rinpoche from his prison cell, where he was preparing to be executed. He wrote: “I am not writing this for any benefit to myself, other than the possibility […]

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If Everything Dies and Changes, Then What is Really True?

Impermanence has already revealed to us many truths, but it has a final treasure still in its keeping, one that lies largely hidden from us, unsuspected and unrecognized, yet most intimately our own…

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