By Khenpo Ngawang Pelzang
This guide provides readers with essential background information for studying and practicing with Patrul Rinpoche's Words of My Perfect Teacher. By offering chapter-by chapter commentary on this renowned work, Khenpo Pelzang provides a fresh perspective on the role of the teacher, the stages of the path, the view of the Three Jewels, Madhyamika, and more.
"Anyone with a true interest in the teachings of Buddha, and especially the practice of Dzogchen, will treasure Patrul Rinpoche's Words of My Perfect Teacher as a simply indispensable source of teachings on all practices, whether preliminaries or main. How wonderful now to have this guide, a priceless treasure of explanation, clarification, and practical advice from the heart of the great oral lineage of the Great Perfection, handed down by Patrul Rinpoche himself and recorded by Khenpo Ngawang Pelzang, one of the most influential Dzogchen masters of recent times."—Sogyal Rinpoche, author of The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
Khenpo Ngawang Pelzang (1879–1941) was a major teacher and abbot in the Nyingma Lineage of Buddhism in Tibet. He studied for years with a close disciple of Patrul Rinpoche, from whom he received direct instructions on how to study and practice with The Words of My Perfect Teacher.
Softcover | 336 pages