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The Life of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

The Life of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

By Jamgon Kongtrul

English translation by Matthew Akester

Publisher: Shechen Publications India

ISBN: 81-7472-197-5

Jamgon Kongtrul’s biography of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo is the definitive account of a giant among spiritual masters, composed by his closest friend and colleague. It is one of the most informative sources there is on the Ri-me or nonsectarian movement in 19th century eastern Tibet.

This unabridged and annotated English translation is prefaced by translations of the autobiographical verses on which Kongtrul based his work, and a condensed version that the author included in his Lives of the Hundred Treasure Revealers collection. The volume is illustrated with 12 color plates, 300pp.