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The life of Milarepa

Author: Gtsaṅ-smyon He-ru-ka; Andrew Quintman
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2010.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Life of Milarepa is one of the most beloved stories of the Tibetan people and a great literary example of the contemplative life. This biography, a dramatic tale from a culture now in crisis, can be read on several levels. A personal and moving introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, it is also a detailed guide to the search for liberation. It presents the quest for purification and buddhahood in a single lifetime,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Mi-la-ras-pa; Mi-la-ras-pa; Milaraspa.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gtsaṅ-smyon He-ru-ka; Andrew Quintman
ISBN: 9780143106227 0143106228
OCLC Number: 567155194
Description: xxxvi, 262 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Mi-la-ras-paʼi rnam thar.
Responsibility: Tsangnyön Heruka ; translated by Andrew Quintman ; introduction by Donald S. Lopez Jr.

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Tells the story of the Tibetan people. This title offers an introduction to Tibetan Buddhism. It presents a quest for purification and buddhahood in a single lifetime, tracing the path of a great  Read more...

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