How to Help Those Who Have Died

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On the occasion of a student passing away in 2010, Sogyal Rinpoche gave this simple, yet intimate teaching on how to practice the essential phowa, a practice we can do to help those who have died. In presenting the practice of the essential phowa in Chapter 13 of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, Sogyal [...]

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Advice for the Moment of Death

In May 2004, on the occasion of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s historic four days of teachings in Glasgow, Scotland, to which over 9,000 people attended, Sogyal Rinpoche gave an inspired public talk entitled “Living and Dying Today”. In this extract from that talk, Sogyal Rinpoche comments on the advice for the moment of death [...]

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