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The biographies of Rechungpa : the evolution of a Tibetan hagiography

Author: Peter Alan Roberts; Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies.
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Routledge critical studies in Buddhism.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rechung-pa (1084 to 1161) is a Tibetan folk-hero whose biography is one of the most well-known literary works in Tibet. Now, for the first time, an analysis is available that compares the biographies of this popular and important figure.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Roberts, Peter Alan, 1952-
Biographies of Rechungpa.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
(DLC) 2006019819
(OCoLC)70129167
Named Person: Ras-chuṅ Rdo-rje-grags; Ras-chuṅ Rdo-rje-grags
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Alan Roberts; Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies.
ISBN: 9780203963388 0203963385
OCLC Number: 99997429
Notes: Published in association with the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 290 pages).
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. The Biographies 3. The Evolution of Milarepa's Biography 4. Rechungpa's Childhood 5. A Sick Rechungpa Goes to India 6. Rechungpa is Sent to India for the Teaching of the Bodiless Dakini 7. Rechungpa Obtains the Teachings of the Bodiless Dakini 8. Rechungpa's Return and the Yak Horn that was too Small 9. Rechungpa's Later Years
Series Title: Routledge critical studies in Buddhism.
Responsibility: Peter Alan Roberts.

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Rechung-pa is a Tibetan folk-hero whose biography is a well-known literary work in Tibet. Tracing the life story of the student of the famous teacher Milarepa using rare manuscripts, this book  Read more...

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