Khenchen Appey Rinpoche (1926-2010) was widely recognized as one of the most esteemed teachers in the Sakya tradition during his time. As a member of the generation that received comprehensive training in Tibet, Rinpoche played a pivotal role in transmitting this knowledge to the new generation of teachers. Notably, he founded the Sakya College in Dehradun, India, and the International Buddhist Academy in Kathmandu, Nepal. Additionally, Rinpoche spearheaded the digitization efforts of numerous volumes within the Sakya tradition.
In this teaching, Khenchen Appey Rinpoche offers a concise yet profound commentary on a renowned mind training text from the tradition of Atisha. The instructions provided focus on cultivating bodhicitta, the core of awakening, on both the ultimate and conventional levels. Drawing from his own embodiment of the teachings, Rinpoche imparts practical advice that holds immense value for students at all stages of practice.