Sky Dancer / Edition 1

Sky Dancer / Edition 1

by Keith Dowman, Eva Van Dam
     
 

One of the few texts dealing with the spiritual evolution of a female aspirant.See more details below

Overview

One of the few texts dealing with the spiritual evolution of a female aspirant.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559390651
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
379
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Trinley Norbu Rimpocheix
Translator's Introductionxii
THE SECRET LIFE AND SONGS OF THE LADY YESHE TSOGYEL
Homage3
Protection3
Gyelwa Jangchub's Introduction4
1 Tsogyel's Conception6
2 Auspicious Omens and Birth10
3 Disillusionment and Meeting the Master15
4 Initiation and Instruction25
5 Meditation, Austerity and Spiritual Accomplishment65
6 Signs of Success and Proofs of Power94
7 Establishing, Spreading and Perpetuating the Teaching97
8 Fruition and Buddhahood142
Notes to the Text188
COMMENTARY
1 The Path of the Inner Tantra217
2 Woman and the Dakini253
3 The Nyingma Lineages274
4 The Historical Background305
Notes to the Commentary345
Indexes354
Index of Tibetan Words354
Index of SanskritWords359
Index of Texts361
Index to Place-Names362
Index of Men, Buddhas, Gods and Demons369

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