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The Biographies of Rechungpa [NOOK Book]

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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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The Biographies of Rechungpa

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203963388
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 2/26/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 290
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Peter Alan Roberts is a writer, translator and interpreter. He was born in South Wales, received his doctorate in Tibetan Studies at the University of Oxford, and worked as a Tibetan translator at Samye Ling Centre in Scotland. He presently lives in Hollywood, California.

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Table of 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

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