A Treausury of Blessings

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Laura Guerra from Mexico writes: “Around 1999,  I took a course on Adulthood & Old Age as part of my Psychology studies in Mexico. Our dear teacher Patricia handed out a few chapters from the book for us to read and discuss at class. It was mind blowing. The book presented to me a whole […]

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Twenty Years of “The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying” in German

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This year marks twenty years since the publication of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying in German. The following are a few stories from people in Germany about how they met the book. Dr. Günter J. Bauer from Berlin and Hamburg writes:  “I was in a book shop rummaging around for some books about […]

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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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A Book that Radiates Devotion

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  “I think I had automatically an intense devotion for Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö from the moment I read the first words about him. It was like my first experience of Guru Yoga. Then I felt the same for Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and for Dudjom Rinpoche. At the end of the book, my devotion to […]

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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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