Before the Book: Sogyal Rinpoche on Contemplation

Here is a rare and precious clip of Sogyal Rinpoche teaching at an informal gathering of the Australian Institute of Transpersonal Studies in Brisbane in the mid-1980s, years before the publication of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. Rinpoche speaks about the importance of the practice of contemplation, as one of the three wisdom […]

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This is it.

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Rafael Saenz writes from Barcelona: “Here is my story: A friend of mine recommended The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying to me, back in 1993. I was living in New York City at the time. The book had just come out, and it was a big success. I bought a copy, but since I […]

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The Tibetan Wisdom on Life and Death part 3

  Here is the third and final part of the talk we have presenting over the last weeks. On the occasion of the visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Paris in October 2003, Sogyal Rinpoche gave this memorable talk on the Tibetan Buddhist understanding of life and and death to an audience of over […]

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Podcast Episode #6: The Tibetan Wisdom on Life and Death part 3

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  This sixth episode of The Tibetan Blog of Living and Dying podcast features the third and final part of a talk called The Tibetan Wisdom on Life and Death. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] The Tibetan Wisdom on Life and Death Part 3 To download the file, right click the above link and choose Save […]

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The Tibetan Wisdom on Life and Death part 2

Here is part two of the talk we began presenting last week. On the occasion of the visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Paris in October 2003, Sogyal Rinpoche gave this memorable talk on the Tibetan Buddhist understanding of life and and death to an audience of over 3,000 people. In this second […]

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