The Life and Visions of Yeshe Tsogyal: The Autobiography of the Great Wisdom Queen

The Life and Visions of Yeshe Tsogyal: The Autobiography of the Great Wisdom Queen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611804348
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 08/22/2017
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,027,173
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

DRIMÉ KUNGA was a fourteenth-century mystic who had a revelation and vision of this biography.

Table of Contents

Foreword Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse vii

Message from the Jnanasukha Foundation Lama Dechen Yeshe Wangmo ix

Supplication to Yeshé Tsogyal Khandro Taré Lhamo xiii

Reflections on Yeshé Tsogyal 1

Inspirations from Yeshé Tsogyal's Namthar Khandro Thrinlay Chodon 3

Our Incalculable Debt to Yeshé Tsogyal Anam Thubten Rinpoche 11

Yeshé Tsogyal, the Guiding Light Chagdud Khadro 17

Mother of the Victorious Ones Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown 19

In the Company of Angels and Saints Ngawang Zangpo 27

Yeshé Tsogyal as Female Exemplar Holly Gayley 33

Images of Sacred Places and Objects from Yeshé Tsogyal's Life 41

The Supreme Secret Biography of Yeshé Tsogyal, Chief Dakini 57

Translator's Introduction Chönyi Drolma 59

Chapter Overviews 67

1 The Birth and Early Life at the Princess 73

2 The Princess's Voyages to the Land of Oddiyana 125

3 The Princess Asks Lotus-Born of Oddiyana for Songs of Meditation Instruction 151

4 The Princess Receives the Scriptures and Transmissions for the Nine Levels of Approach from Lotus-Born of Oddiyana 175

5 The Princess Helps Others in the Hell Realm 179

6 The Princess Receives Prophecies 187

7 How the Princess Spreads the Teachings Far and Wide 191

Colophon 195

Index 197

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