Trouver la voix

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En 1994, Patrick Gaffney qui a largement participé à la rédaction du Livre Tibétain de la Vie et de la Mort, nous raconta avec précision la genèse du livre : « LA MORT EST SOUVENT un sujet délicat. Un après-midi de mai, il y a trois ans, j’arrivai dans une toute petite gare à la limite de […]

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Meeting my Teacher and his Book of Wisdom

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Tshewang Yeden from Bhutan writes: “One of my friends once received a prize for her participation in an event. All of my friends, including myself, were excited to see what was really in the small rectangular gift bag. When she opened it, she was surprised to see a Buddhist book,

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Memories of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö, the Master of Masters

In the summer of 2009, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö’s passing away, Sogyal Rinpoche gave this rare recounting of his memories of Jamyang Khyentse and his early life in Tibet. As Rinpoche wrote in the Introduction to The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying: Jamyang Khyentse is the […]

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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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