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The hundred thousand songs of Milarepa : the life-story and teaching of the greatest Poet-Saint ever to appear in the history of Buddhism = Rje-btsun Mi-la-ras-paʼi Mgur ʼbum bźugs so

Author: Mi-la-ras-pa; Zhenji Zhang
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Tibetans accord The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa a classic status comparable to that of the Mahabharata and the Bible, and revere its author as probably the best single exemplar of the religious life. Milarepa was an eleventh-century Buddhist poet and saint, a cotton-clad yogi who avoided the scholarly institutions of his time and wandered from village to village, teaching enlightenment and the path to  Read more...
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Mi-la-ras-pa, 1040-1123.
Hundred thousand songs of Milarepa.
Boston : Shambhala, 1999
(OCoLC)607302349
Named Person: Mi-la-ras-pa; Mi-la-ras-pa; Mi-la-ras-pa.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mi-la-ras-pa; Zhenji Zhang
ISBN: 1570624763 9781570624766
OCLC Number: 40359306
Description: xvii, 730 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Tale of Red Rock Jewel Valley --
2. The Journey to Lashi --
3. The Song of the Snow Ranges --
4. Challenge from a Wise Demoness --
5. Milarepa in Ragma --
6. Milarepa at Junpan Nanka Tsang --
7. The Song of a Yogi's Joy --
8. Milarepa and the Pigeon --
9. The Gray Rock Vajra Enclosure --
10. Milarepa's First Meeting with Rechungpa --
11. Admonishment on the "Rare Opportunity of Practicing the Dharma" --
12. The Shepherd's Search for Mind --
13. The Song of Realization --
14. A Woman's Role in the Dharma --
15. The Song at the Inn --
16. The Bandit-Disciple --
17. The Meeting at Silver Spring --
18. The Song of the Staff --
19. The Twenty-one Exhortations --
20. Milarepa's Meeting with Kar Chon Repa --
21. Admonishment to Dharma Wonshu --
22. The Miracle Contest on Di Se Snow Mountain --
23. The Enlightenment of Rechungpa --
24. The Conversion of a Dying Bonist --
25. Challenge from a Clever Maiden --
26. The Huntsman and the Deer --
27. The Invitation from the King of Nepal --
28. The Goddess Tserinma's Attack --
29. The Conversion of the Goddess Tserinma --
30. Guiding Instructions on the Bardo --
31. Tserinma and the Mudra Practice --
32. Admonishment to Repa Dorje Wonshu --
33. Milarepa's Meeting with Dharma Bodhi --
34. The Challenge from the Logicians --
35. Rechungpa's Third Journey to India --
36. The Realization of Megom Repa --
37. Sahle Aui and Her Understanding --
38. The Story of the Yak-Horn --
39. Rechungpa's Repentence --
40. The Song of "How to Gain Happiness and Avoid Suffering" --
41. The Holy Gambopa --
Milarepa's Foremost Disciple --
42. The Conversion of the Scholar, Lodun --
43. Song of the Eight Wondrous Joys --
44. Milarepa Converts the Unbelievers Through Miracles --
45. Various Short Tales --
46. The Preaching on Mount Bonbo --
47. The Miracle of the Vase Initiation --
48. The Story of Shindormo and Lesebum --
49. Milarepa and the Dying Sheep --
50. The Beer-Drinking Song --
51. Heartfelt Advice to Rechungpa --
52. Rechungpa's Journey to Weu --
53. The Meeting with Dhampa Sangje --
54. The Salvation of the Dead --
55. Fulfillment of the Dakini's Prophecy --
56. Admonishments to Physician Tang Nge --
57. Rechungpa's Departure --
58. The Story of Drashi Tse --
59. The Song of Good Companions --
60. The Evidence of Accomplishment --
61. The Miracles and the Last Admonishment --
"The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa" --
Its Origin, Background, Function, and Translation.
Other Titles: Songs.
Rje-btsun Mi-la-ras-paʼi Mgur ʼbum bźugs so
Responsibility: translated and annotated by Garma C.C. Chang.
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