Guru Rinpoche is the embodiment of all the buddhas of the three times and ten directions, and was predicted by Buddha Shākyamuni as the great being who would serve as his regent. He is often referred to as the “Second Buddha,” who attained the transcendental wisdom rainbow body—an ever-youthful immortal body—the highest vidyadhara level.”
Ceaseless Echoes of the Great Silence: A Commentary on the Heart Sutra Prajnaparamita (pgs 227-228)
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