Yogin and the Madman : Reading the Biographical Corpus of Tibet's Great Saint Milarepa. (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Yogin and the Madman : Reading the Biographical Corpus of Tibet's Great Saint Milarepa.

Author: Andrew.
Publisher: Ne York : Columbia University Press, 2014.
Series: South Asia across the disciplines
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Mi-la-ras-pa; Mi-la-ras-pa
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew.
ISBN: 0231164149 9780231164146 0231164157 9780231164153 0231535538 9780231535533 9781306309806 1306309808
OCLC Number: 878365031
Awards: Winner of Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion for Textual Studies 2017
Winner of Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Publication 2017
Commended for E. Gene Smith Inner Asia Book Prize, Association for Asian Studies 2016
Description: 1 online resource (1 online resource).
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Earliest Sources: A Biographical Birth 2. Proto-Lives: Formations of a Skeletal Biography 3. Biographical Compendia: Lives Made Flesh 4. A New Standard: Tsangnyon Heruka's Life and Songs of Milarepa 5. The Yogin and the Madman: A Life Brought to Life 6. Conclusions Epilogue: Mila Comes Alive! List of Abbreviations Appendix 1: Gampopa's Life of Jetsun Mila Appendix 2: Colophons Appendix 3: Outlines and Concordances Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: South Asia across the disciplines

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Quintman is the leading authority on the Milarepa story, and this book is the most important contribution to our understanding of this great narrative's rich history to date. -- Kurtis R. Schaeffer, Read more...

 
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