Contributor biographical information for The words of my perfect teacher / Patrul Rinpoche ; translated by the Padmakara by Translation Group ; with foreword by the Dalai Lama and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.


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The Padmakara Translation Group is a team of translators and editors of various nationalities specializing in the translation of Tibetan texts and teachings, mainly into English, French, German, and Spanish.Patrul Rinpoche (1808-1887) was one of the greatest Tibetan teachers of the nineteenth century. Famous for his precise and direct style, he shunned high monastic office and lived the life of a homeless wanderer, writing his book in a rustic hermitage under an overhanging rock.


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Rdzogs-chen (RšniÁn-ma-pa)
Spiritual life -- Buddhism.
Buddhism -- China -- Tibet -- Doctrines.