Composed by Karma Tupten, translated from Tibetan by Yeshe Gyamtso.
The Light of Dawn is a biography of the Second Barway Dorje composed by his disciple and attendant, Karma Tupten, and translated from Tibetan into English by Yeshe Gyamtso. Karma Tupten first wrote this biography in 1958, but he was unable to retain the manuscript. He wrote it again in 1987, but the text was lost again. The current version of the Second Barway Dorje’s biography was written in 2003 at the request of the Third Bardor Tulku Rinpoche and published in 2012 by Kunzang Palchen Ling.