The teaching on Parting from the Four Attachments is universally regarded as one of the jewels of Tibetan Buddhism. Rinpoche leads the reader through a detailed and lucid exploration of the nature of mind, pointing out inevitable pitfalls in spiritual practice and showing how they can be avoided.
"Chogye Trichen Rinpoche, the seniormost Shakya lama today and the teachers' teacher (his disciples include the Dalai Lama and Shakya Trizin), offers quintessential teachings on the nature of mind and pitfalls of the spiritual path."—Tricycle
"Trichen's commentary is lucid, free from jargon, and thus immensely helpful for beginners in the vast realm of the Buddhist thought."—Tibet Journal
"Quintessential teachings on how to genuinely enter into the practice of Dharma and get to the very core of the path by one of the last Tibetan masters of the old generation commenting on classic verses of the Sakya tradition."—Ven. Matthieu Ricard, author of The Monk and the Philosopher