The Twelfth Tai Situpa, abbot of Sherab Ling Monastery in Northern India, was born in Tibet in 1954. He is widely known for his peace work, including his 1989 Pilgrimage for Active Peace, which drew religious leaders from around the world. He is also the author of Relative World, Ultimate Mind.
"This book is an attempt by a renowned Tibetan teacher, the Abbot of Sherab Ling Monastery in northern India, to define systematically and efficiently the most important concepts of Buddhism. In simple prose, the Twelfth Tai Situpa explains and clarifies foundational concepts, from Buddha nature, karma and enlightenment to tantra, emptiness and reincarnation."-- Publishers Weekly