The Author, Shamar Rinpoche, is the 14th Shamarpa. Born in 1952 in Tibet, Shamar Rinpoche was recognized by the 16th Karmapa in 1957, and by the 14th Dalai Lama. In 1996, he started to organize Bodhi Path Buddhist Centers, a network of centers covering many continents, which practice a non-sectarian approach to meditation. In addition, over the years, Shamar Rinpoche has founded several non-profit organizations worldwide and engaged in charitable activities such as schooling underprivileged children and promoting animal rights.
Other Books Authored by Shamar Rinpoche are:
A Golden Swan in Turbulent Waters
Creating a Transparent Democracy
The Editor and Translator, Lara Braitstein, is Professor of Tibetan and Indian Buddhism at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.