Geshe Sonam Rinchen was born in Tibet in 1933. He studied at Sera Je Monastery and in 1980 received the Lharampa Geshe degree. He teaches Buddhist philosophy and practice at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives in Dharamsala, India.
"Geshe Sonam Rinchen's lucid and engaging commentary draws out Atisha's meaning for today's practitioners with warmth and wit, bringing the light of this age-old wisdom into the modern world."--Indian International Journal of Buddhist Studies