Three eminent contemporary Tibetan Buddhist masters-Kalu Rinpoche,
Deshung Rinpoche, and Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche-explain the
significance of The Torch of Certainty for modern-day students and
practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism.
Jamgon Kongrtrul, characterized as the 'Tibetan Leonardo' due to his significant contributions to religion, education, medicine, and politics, was a versatile and prolific scholar of the nineteenth century. His writings span the entire field of Tibetan learning, and he brings together the essence of the intellectual and contemplative traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.