These ancient texts, attributed to the great Tibetan meditation master Padmasambhava, offer traditional Vajrayana Buddhist teachings on the nature of the fundamental elements that make up our world. The translator s commentaries show us a practical view of how to use these life-energies for personal development.
Kennard Lipman, PhD, studied for more than twenty years with teachers from all four schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He received his PhD under Dr. Herbert Guenther in Far Eastern Studies in 1979. In 1988, he graduated from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco. Dr. Lipman has written about Tibetan yoga for Yoga Journal and the mind-body connection in Advances: The Journal of Mind-Body Health. His previous books, Primordial Experienc e and You Are the Eyes of the Worl d, were translated together with Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche.