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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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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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

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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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