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An important, much-loved and respected work of our time: more than 3 million copies of the book have been printed in 34 languages and 80 countries.




25th Anniversary Edition

Over 3 Million Copies Sold

'I couldn't give this book a higher recommendation' BILLY CONNOLLY


Written by the Buddhist meditation master and popular international speaker Sogyal Rinpoche, this highly acclaimed book clarifies the majestic vision of life and death that underlies the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. It includes not only a lucid, inspiring and complete introduction to the practice of meditation, but also advice on how to care for the dying with love and compassion, and how to bring them help of a spiritual kind. But there is much more besides in this classic work, which was written to inspire all who read it to begin the journey to enlightenment and so become 'servants of peace'.

Reviews

If you believe books can change lives, earmark this one

METRO

You don't have to be a Buddhist to read it: its mastery lies in the lucid way it presents esoteric ideas

MICK BROWN, THE TELEGRAPH

Valuable and profound

YOGA AND HEALTH

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Formats & editions

  • Trade Paperback

    9781846045387

    April 3, 2017

    Rider

    464 pages

    RRP $40.00

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  • Paperback

    9781846041051

    April 1, 2008

    Rider

    464 pages

    RRP $37.99

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  • EBook

    9781448116959

    February 29, 2012

    Ebury Digital

    464 pages

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