In simple and direct language, the Union of Mahamudra & Dzogchen is Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche's teachings on a complete path to enlightenment in eight songs by the 17th century yogi and poet Karma Chagmey. "This advice spoken through personal experience embodies the quintessence of the Dharma." H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche As the first major book by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, a living master of the Practice Lineage, the Union serves as a forum for his subtle brilliance and humor, the trademark of his teaching style. Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche is the abbot of Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling, one of the largest monasteries in Nepal, and is also the author of Indisputable Truth , Bardo Guidebook and Song of Karmapa.