Khenchen K nchog Gyaltshen, founder of several Buddhist centers worldwide, is respected and beloved as an accomplished scholar, meditation master, teacher, translator, and author. In 2001 he received the high honor of being enthroned as Khenchen (great abbot). He lives in Frederick, Maryland.
"I am delighted to know that Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen has written
A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path. Because it is written
in a manner that is easy to understand, it will reach far and wide.
This book contains the complete teachings of Buddhism, from the
very basic up to the very profound trainings of the Mahayana and
Vajrayana systems, including the Six Yogas of Naropa. . . . The
practice of all these teachings step-by-step will lead us one day
to bear the fruit of complete enlightenment. I therefore thank
Khenchen Rinpoche and welcome his light of commentary to illuminate
the teachings of our great Lamas making them available to
all."-Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, from the Foreword
"A masterpiece of poetry and a profoundly moving religious instruction . . . [it] indeed encompass[es] the entire path as it is understood in Tibetan Buddhism. . . . The book can be read from start to finish or opened anywhere. The editors have done an excellent job with the book."-Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly
"A fresh, intimate, and timely interpretation that will meet the needs of those who want to deepen their practice and understanding of the teachings of the lamas of Tibet. Reading this work is like having a wise, compassionate, and learned teacher at your side one who knows that laughter is an important component of spiritual life. . . . Readers new to Tibetan Buddhism will be aided by the glossary of specialized terms and the descriptions of persons mentioned in the book and will find the annotated bibliography a valuable aid to further study. . . . Th[is] work contains the essence of dharma teachings and goes deep enough to meet the needs of the serious student; it is a highly recommended guide to be kept at one's side and read over and over again."-Spirituality & Health
"A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path lives up to its title by presenting the methods that Buddhism offers for improving the quality of one's life in plain terms accessible to readers of all backgrounds. . . . Invaluable to anyone seeking to better follow, understand, and practice the Buddha's teachings in everyday life."-Library Bookwatch