Tonglen: The Sacred Practice of Exchanging Ourselves for Others with Compassion

Of all the practices I know, the practice of Tonglen, which in Tibetan means “giving and receiving,” is one of the most useful and powerful. When you feel yourself locked in upon yourself, Tonglen opens you to the truth of the suffering of others; when your heart is blocked, it destroys those forces that are obstructing […]

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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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Podcast Episode #5: The Tibetan Wisdom on Life and Death part 2

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This fifth episode of The Tibetan Blog of Living and Dying podcast features the second 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 2 To download the file, right click the above link and choose Save File As   […]

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