This is the Path to Follow!


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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A Book of Devotion

A remarkable key feature of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, aw well as all of Sogyal Rinpoche’s teachings, is the frequency with which he invokes the memory and presence of his masters, and the environment this creates through which we can, in some small way, come to meet them ourselves. From the memorable childhood […]

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Freedom Lies Within Each One of Us

Lerab Ling

Ane Tsondru, who is a buddhist nun at Lerab Ling in the south of France, writes: “I can vividly remember when I first started to read the book that it was a complete revelation. I’d received quite a few teachings by then, but it felt as if before I had lots of pieces of a […]

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No truer words to live by


Felicia Chan from Manchester, in the United Kingdom, writes: “Happy 20th anniversary! I seem to be taking just as long to get through the book and am only about halfway through several years after picking it up. Taking in a book at this pace is very unusual for me, but for some reason, I have […]

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How the Book Found Me–Part IV


Margit Geissendörfer, from Ottobrunn, Germany writes: “In 1983 when our family decided to get a dog, a friend brought us a book about dog breeds. I opened it up and found a Tibetan terrier was looking at me!

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