The Great Image: The Life Story of Vairochana the Translator

The Great Image: The Life Story of Vairochana the Translator

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The Great Image: The Life Story of Vairochana the Translator by Ani Jinba Palmo

This book is the autobiography of the great scholar and translator Vairochana, as told to a group of his students near the end of his life in the eighth century. Responsible for bringing seminal Buddhist teachings to Tibet from India, his deep understanding of the Dharma was what enabled him to translate the essence of enlightened mind, conveyed in the Sanskrit texts, with great accuracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780834824188
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 11/09/2004
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Ani Jinba Palmo, born and educated in Holland, is a nun in the Tibetan tradition. She was a student of and translator for Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche until his death in 1991. She currently divides her time between retreats in Nepal and India and translating for Tibetan teachers in the United States and Europe.

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