The first Tibetan to attain complete enlightenment was in all probability the woman Yeshe Tsogyal, the closest disciple of Padmasambhava, the master who brought Buddhism to Tibet in the eighth cent...
Ngawang Zangpo (Hugh Leslie Thompson) lives in Santa Cruz, CA. He completed two three-year retreats under the direction of the late Kalu Rinpoche. His previous books published by Snow Lion are "Jamgon Kongtrul's Retreat Manual" & "Enchantment". He contributed to the work of Kalu Rinpoche's translation group's books "Myriad Worlds" & "Buddhist Ethics". He presently works on translation projects under the direction of Chadral Rinpoche, Bokar Rinpoche, & Lama Tarchin Rinpoche.