I don’t know much about them, but to my knowledge, Rigpa is connected with Sogyal Rinpoche, author of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying.




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From: A network for chaplains, educationalists and researchers [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Hilborn Mia
Sent: 06 November 2009 16:50
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Subject: FW: Spiritual Care Study Group - the Rigpa Fellowship


Hi folks


I recently received the email below and wondered if anyone has had dealings with this group? I had not heard of them before




Revd Mia AK Hilborn


Head of Spiritual Health Care and Chaplaincy Team Leader

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

 x81187  02071881187  [log in to unmask]   


The Chaplaincy, St Thomas' Hospital, London SE1 7EH



From: Anne Sadie [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: 24 October 2009 16:35
To: Undisclosed recipient
Subject: Fw: Spiritual Care Study Group - the Rigpa Fellowship

Dear Friend


Spiritual Care Study Group for Professional Carers and Trained Volunteers in the Caring Professions


We are a Buddhist organisation, the Rigpa Fellowship, and we will be starting a new Spiritual Care Study Group in January 2010.  We have run several of these in the past, and they have proved to be extremely useful to those who have participated - some Buddhist, many from other traditions.  We think those in your organisation who would be interested would be

- Your chaplains

- Youe training department - doctors and nurses

- Palliative Care

- Counsellors

- Volunteers' co-ordinator

The details are in the attached .pdf and we would be most grateful if you could forward this email to the departments concerned, and any other staff you think might find it useful.

With kind regards

Anne Sadie


Rigpa UK

330 Caledonian Road

London N1 1BB

020 7609 7010


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