Sogyal Rinpoche

With his remarkable gift for presenting the essence of Tibetan Buddhism in a way that is both authentic and profoundly relevant to the modern mind, Sogyal Rinpoche is one of the most renowned teachers of our time. Born in Tibet, Rinpoche was raised by one of the most outstanding spiritual masters of the twentieth century, Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö, and went on to study with many other great masters.

Author of the highly acclaimed ground-breaking book, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, which has been printed in 30 languages and 56 countries, Rinpoche is also the founder and spiritual director of Rigpa, an international network of Buddhist centres and groups. He has been teaching for over 30 years and travels widely in Europe, America, Australia, and Asia. He is a frequent speaker at major conferences in all areas of society –including medicine and healing, interfaith dialogue and the field of serving the dying.