Sogyal Rinpoche is the founder and spiritual director of Rigpa, an international network of Buddhist centres and groups. He is the author of the highly acknowledged “Tibetan Book of Living and Dying”. With his remarkable gift to present the essence of Tibetan Buddhism in a unique way that is both, authentic and profoundly relevant to the modern mind, Sogyal Rinpoche is among the most popular teachers of our modern times.
In particular, his ability to communicate has often been praised and peoples from around the world witness the power of his teachings; they give a glimpse on the innermost nature of the mind, lead us to transformation that remains and inspire the confidence to master the challenges of everyday´s life.
Sogyal Rinpoche meanwhile teaches since more than thirty years and visits regularly Europe, America, Australia and Asia. On his retreats and his teaching tours he reaches thousands of people. As a speaker, he is much in demand on important conferences of all matters, eg about medicine and healing, interreligious dialogues, the peace movement and non-violence, in economy and management as well as in the help for dying and hospice work.