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Crazy for wisdom : the making of a mad yogin in fifteenth-century Tibet

Author: Stefan Larsson
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012, cop. 2012.
Series: Brill's Tibetan studies library, 30.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Best known today as the author of the Life of Milarepa, Tsangnyoen Heruka (1452-1507) was one of the most influential mad yogins of Tibet. Stefan Larsson's Crazy for Wisdom, describes Tsangnyoen  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Crazy for wisdom [Ressource électronique] : the making of a mad yogin in fifteenth-century Tibet / by Stefan Larsson.
Leiden : Brill, 2012. (@Brill's Tibetan studies library)
978-90-04-23287-7
(ABES)170439771
Named Person: Gtsaṅ-smyon He-ru-ka; Gtsaṅ-smyon He-ru-ka; Tsang Nyön Heruka
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Larsson
ISBN: 9789004203938 9004203931
OCLC Number: 863163549
Notes: Révision de la thèse de l'auteur (doctorat --University of Stockholm, 2009) sous le titre : "Birth of a Heruka : How Sangs rgyas rgyal mtshan became gTsang smyon Heruka : A Study of a Mad Yogin."
Description: 1 vol. (xviii-354 p.) : ill., carte, couv. ill. en coul. ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Brill's Tibetan studies library, 30.
Responsibility: by Stefan Larsson.

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