Spiritual biographies or namthar is a traditional genre of Tibetan Buddhist writing. They present the lives of prominent practitioners who embodied the principle of spiritual awaening. Among the namthars published by Shang Shung Publications Rainbow Body: The Life and Realization of Togden Ugyen Tendzin is an example of a master living in the 20th century who achieved the highest form of realization by following the Dzogchen teachings.