Traleg Kyabgon (19552012) renowned author and teacher of the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. He was the founder of the Kagyu E-Vam Buddhist Institute, which is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. He taught extensively in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Southeast Asia, and is the author of such books as: Integral Buddhism, Song Of Karmapa, Desire: Why It Matters; Letter To A Friend, Essence of Buddhism, LoJong and Karma: What It Is, What It Isn't, Why It Matters.
"When we have the idea of Integral Buddhism, what we are saying is that we can have an approach to Buddhism that includes all kinds of perspectives that would allow us to look into our lives in many different ways: to look at our life from a psychological point of view, a philosophical point of view, an ethical point of view, even from a scientific point of view, and in terms of physical health and well-being." -- Traleg Kyabgon