THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JAMGON KONGTRUL: A Gem of Many Colors
Author: Richard Barron
Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye (1813-1899) was one of the most influential figures and prolific writers in the Tibetan Buddhist world. He was a founder and the single most important proponent of the nonsectarian movement that flourished in eastern Tibet and remains popular today. Two additional texts discuss his previous lives and recount Kongtruls final days.