“I had to stop using the highlighter”


Harendra Desai writes: “Whenever I read a book, I generally use a highlighter and  pen to under line and mark the sentences and words that convey the true meaning and essence of what the author wants to say.

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The Dawning of Compassion


In this short video from a teaching in Spain last year, Sogyal Rinpoche explains how we can begin to practice compassion by starting to consider others as “just another you.”  This practice is also briefly explained in The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, page 179.

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A Book that Radiates Devotion


  “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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A simple Practice of Meditation


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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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche: Sogyal Rinpoche & The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

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In an interview last fall, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, author of Rebel Buddha and other books, offered his insights on the impact of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying.

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