Drinking the Mountain Stream: Songs of Tibet's Beloved Saint, Milarepa

Drinking the Mountain Stream: Songs of Tibet's Beloved Saint, Milarepa

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Overview

Jetsun Milarepa, Tibet's renowned and beloved saint, is known for his penetrating insights, wry sense of humor, and ability to render any lesson into spontaneous song. His songs and poems exhibit the bold, inspirational leader as he guided followers along the Buddhist path.

More than any other collection of his stories and songs, Drinking the Mountain Stream reveals Milarepa's humor and wisdom. Faithfully translated by Lama Kunga Rinpoche and Brian Cutillo, this rare collection - never before available in any Western language - cuts across the centuries to bring Milarepa's most inspiring verses, in all their potency, to today's reader.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780861718375
Publisher: Wisdom Publications MA
Publication date: 02/08/2013
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Jetsun Milarepa, Tibet's renowned and beloved saint, is known for his penetrating insights, wry sense of humor, and ability to render any lesson into spontaneous song. His songs and poems exhibit the bold, inspirational leader as he guided followers along the Buddhist path.

Brian Cutillo (1945-2006) was an American scholar and translator. He was also an accomplished neuro-cognitive scientist, musician, anthropologist and textile weaver. Cutillo was a student of Geshe Wangyal and other Tibetan teachers. He also collaborated with Lama Kunga Rinpoche on the translation of additional songs and stories of Milarepa published in the volume Miraculous Journey.
Lama Kunga Rinpoche is formerly Ngor Thartse Shabtrung of the Ngor monastery of the Sakya sect of Tibet. He is believed to be the incarnation of one of Milarepa's closest disciples. Rinpoche has been in America since the mid-1960s and currently heads Ewam Choden Dharma Center in Kensington, California.

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