The Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche was one of the most brilliant masters of Tibetan Buddhism in the twentieth century. Throughout his life, he embodied the qualities of dignity, gentleness, and fearlessness, bringing the essence of the Buddha’s teachings directly into the modern world and the lives of his Western students. Renowned for his poetry, art, scholarship and meditative realization, he transformed and energized the Buddhist landscape in America with his vision of enlightened society and message of basic goodness. For the benefit of others, he dedicated his life to teaching and to bringing the teachings to life in the hearts of his students. Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche played a crucial role in transplanting the complete Buddhadharma in the West. His mark on contemporary Buddhism is indelible.