January 2023



Every couple of months, we share with you a personal recommendation from Rinpoche about one of his favorite things—a book, a movie, a piece of music, a coffee shop, a bookstore …


 Kokoro by Natsume Soseki

Translated into English by Edwin McClellan


Kokorothe heart of things—is the work of one of Japan’s most popular authors. This thought-provoking trilogy of stories explores the very essence of loneliness. (Review by Goodreads)

Like much of the old Japanese literature, I find it like a stretched haiku. Simple yet profound. And heartfelt. Some of this book really moved me.” 

— Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche