Spiritual teachings in the form of songs spontaneous expressions of deep wisdom and understanding that reveal the nature of reality have been treasured since the dawn of Buddhism in India In Opening the Treasure of the Profound, Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen translates nine such songs, by Milarepa and Jigten Sumg n, and then explains them in contemporary terms His insights take the Buddha s ancient wisdom out of the realm of the intellectual and directly into our hearts Here, we are invited into the world of transmission from master to disciple in order to discover truth for ourselves to open the treasure of profound wisdom that fully realizes the nature of reality