The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying - Appendix 1: "My Teachers" and Appendix 2: "Questions about Death" Summary & Analysis

Sogyal Rinpoche
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Appendix 1: "My Teachers" and Appendix 2: "Questions about Death" Summary

In Appendix One, Sogyal displays images of his instructors, along with short biographies of each master. Included are Jamyang Khyentse Chtzkyi Lordrtz, Dudjom Rinpoche, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, and Khandro Tsering Chtzdrtzn.

In Appendix Two, Sogyal answers several questions often posed to him from students. First, Sogyal states that life support system use should be examined on a case-by-case basis in terms of whether such methods should be employed to prolong life. If the dying individual has a chance to have positive thoughts, life should be preserved. If the individual is without hope, however, support should be removed. Sogyal recommends creating a Living Will or appointing a Durable Power of Attorney to ensure one's rights and wishes are followed at the time of death. Sogyal also...

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