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Sogyal Rinpoche

life period : 1947 - present | place of birth : Kham, Eastern Tibet

nationality : Tibetan | occupation : Teacher

teacher/guru : Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö, Dudjom Jigdral Yeshe Dorje, Dilgo Khyentse, Nyoshul Khenpo Rinpoche

education : University of Cambridge

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 Just as if you put your finger into water, it will get wet, and if you put it into fire, it will burn, so if you invest your mind in the wisdom mind of the Buddhas, it will transform into their wisdom nature. ” 


“ We are what we think. With our thoughts we make the world. All that we are will rise with our thoughts. ” 


" Light must come from inside. You cannot ask the darkness to leave; you must turn on the light "  



 '' The Tibetan Book Of Living And Dying '' ... " Meditation: A Little Book of Wisdom " ... " Glimpse After Glimpse: Daily Reflections on Living and Dying " 

A world-renowned Buddhist teacher from Tibet, Sogyal Rinpoche is also the author of the highly acclaimed  " The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. "

Born in Kham in Eastern Tibet, Sogyal Rinpoche was recognized at an early age as the incarnation of a Great Master and Visionary Saint of the nineteenth century, Tertön Sogyal Lerab Lingpa (1856-1926), a teacher to the thirteenth Dalai Lama.

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