"It is the fundamental right of every human being: not to be afraid of death, or of life; to die at peace, surrounded by wise, clear and tender care; and to find the ultimate happiness that can only come from understanding the nature of mind and reality.
Sogyal Rinpoche, author of “The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying”
This site has been created for the Rigpa sangha.
If you are a Rigpa student please use your Rigpa Admin & Care System password to login.
If you are not a Rigpa student, please visit spcare.org. Here, you can learn more about the many practical ways in which the wisdom and compassion of the Buddhist teachings can benefit those facing illness or death, and help support their families and care-givers.
The material on the website is copyright © 2009 Tertön Sogyal Trust and all rights are reserved.
This website is a gift for the sangha, with the aspiration that all of us have the tools to prepare well, and to be able to care for each other more deeply, with a greater level of confidence and skill.
We are currently working on the translation of the website. We will keep adding more information, and are working on making pdf’s for print out available soon.
Are you ready? is not only a website! There will be special trainings to support students, instructors, and carers worldwide starting in the autumn 2010.
Study and practice what is presented here, and so deepen your own understanding and become a resource for your local sangha.
Lots of helping hands are needed for this project. We are looking for:
All the information posted here is made available to you for free. If you feel inspired, and wish to help with the development of this project (for example to support translation, website updates, technical development, and development and delivery of training) you can make a donation. Please make sure to select Are You Ready? as the project to support.
Send us your feedback on how to improve this website, or any other suggestions.
Thank you for your support. Thank you for your generosity.
You can contact us at the email address listed below. At the moment, we do not have the resources to respond to your inquiries as quickly as we would wish. If you have a personal need for support, please talk to your carer.
If you like to share how this site has helped you or someone else, or if you have suggestions for how we can improve the site, we would like to hear from you!
Or write to us at:
Spiritual Care - Are You Ready?
The Areyouready? website is for the personal use of members of the Rigpa sangha. If you found it helpful and would like to share it with others or quote from it, please contact us for permission at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The material on the website is copyright © 2009 Tertön Sogyal Trust and all rights are reserved.