The Dzogchen yogi Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche was among the greatest Tibetan Buddhist masters of the 20th century.
"Blazing Splendor, his memoirs, invites us to his side as he looks back over a life that put him at the centre of an unparalleled spiritual abundance. Through his unblinking eyes we meet remarkable contemplative adepts. And through the lens of his awakened awareness, we see the world from a fresh, eye-opening perspective. It is a sweeping account that shares with readers a world where miracles, mystery, and deep insight are the order of the day - a world as reflected through the open, lucid quality of Tulku Urgyen's mind." Daniel Goleman.
Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche was among the first Tibetan masters to teach the most essential instructions of Dzogchen outside Tibet. With unsurpassed honesty and humility, he offers a glimpse into the remarkable reality of Tibetan Buddhism, as well as an in-depth portrait of old Tibet. This grand narrative stretches across generations, provinding an inspiring glimpse into a realm of remarkable human achievement quite different from the familiar mundane world of success we know. - a glimpse that can inspire and awaken a nobility of heart.
Intimate in tone, these personal memoirs recount the influences an experiences that shaped one of the great spiritual teachers of our time. Blazing Splendor is of both spiritual and historical import.