Dreaming the Great Brahmin : Tibetan traditions of the Buddhist poet-saint Saraha (eBook, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Dreaming the Great Brahmin : Tibetan traditions of the Buddhist poet-saint Saraha

Author: Kurtis R Schaeffer
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Dreaming the Great Brahmin' explores the creation and recreation of Buddhist saints through narratives, poetry, art ritual and even dream visions.
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Genre/Form: Llibres electrònics
Named Person: Sarahapada
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kurtis R Schaeffer
ISBN: 9781423741923 1423741927 9780195346633 0195346637 1280704411 9781280704413
OCLC Number: 1120417088
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurs electrònic (x, 227 p.))
Contents: Tales of the Great Brahmin --
Meeting the Great Brahmin in rituals, paintings, and dreams --
Contesting the Great Brahmin: Saraha as abbot and adept --
Bringing the Treasury of Dohā verses to Tibet --
Commentary and controversy on the Treasury of Dohā verses in Tibet --
Creating the Treasury of Dohā verses --
Recreating the Treasury of Dohā verses --
Introduction to the commentary --
Ornamental flower for the Dohās --
In praise of the Great Brahmin
Responsibility: Kurtis R. Schaeffer.

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Explores the creation and recreation of Buddhist saints through narratives, poetry, art, ritual, and even dream visions. This book offers a comprehensive cultural and literary history of the  Read more...

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This is a splendid contribution to the growing body of materials about Saraha and his famed treasury of tantric songs with a special focus on the Tibetan creation, and recreation, of both over the Read more...

 
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