A simple Practice of Meditation

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In this teaching from Australia last March, Sogyal Rinpoche shows, very simply, how we can practice meditation. “Quietly sitting, body still, speech silent, mind at peace, let thoughts and emotions, whatever arises, come and go, with- out clinging to anything.” The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, Page 64. For more teachings from Sogyal Rinpoche [...]

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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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Before the Book: Sogyal Rinpoche on Contemplation

Here is a rare and precious clip of Sogyal Rinpoche teaching at an informal gathering of the Australian Institute of Transpersonal Studies in Brisbane in the mid-1980s, years before the publication of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. Rinpoche speaks about the importance of the practice of contemplation, as one of the three wisdom [...]

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The Tibetan Wisdom on Life and Death part 3

  Here is the third and final part of the talk we have presenting over the last weeks. On the occasion of the visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Paris in October 2003, Sogyal Rinpoche gave this memorable talk on the Tibetan Buddhist understanding of life and and death to an audience of over [...]

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Podcast Episode #6: The Tibetan Wisdom on Life and Death part 3

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  This sixth episode of The Tibetan Blog of Living and Dying podcast features the third and final part of a talk called The Tibetan Wisdom on Life and Death. The Tibetan Wisdom on Life and Death Part 3 To download the file, right click the above link and choose Save File As   You can subscribe to [...]

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