"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
"The definitive guide to Patrul Rinpoche's classic is now available in English, allowing English-speaking practitioners to deepen their study and understanding of this indispensable collection. This remarkable volume is an important step in the ongoing transmission of buddhadharma to the West."—Khandro Rinpoche, author of This Precious Life
"A brilliant and beautifully tapestried companion to a timeless Tibetan classic. Essential for all who aspire to develop selfless compassion and to follow the path to realization in this life."—Reginald A. Ray, author of Secret of the Vajra World
About the Author
Khenpo Ngawang Pelzang (18791941) 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.