The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying - Chapter 22: "Servants of Peace" Summary & Analysis

Sogyal Rinpoche
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Chapter 22: "Servants of Peace" Summary

In this chapter, Sogyal discusses his hopes for the novel, and the inspirations for his writings. He begins by noting his wish that no humans fear death or life, and his wish that all humans could die in peace. He dreams of the book changing the world to allow for a spiritual transformation, and believes that to do this, the lessons of death must be taught from kindergarten through the elderly. Sogyal also stresses the importance of hospice, and urges governments to encourage such programs.

Sogyal also discusses the death of his master, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche during 1991. He notes his deep respect, love, and admiration for the master, and his belief that the master's strengths and power live on in his disciples. He notes the death of this master, and the other masters of fallen...

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