The Life of Milarepa

The Life of Milarepa


Introduction by: Donald S. Lopez
Translator: Andrew Quintman

Format
Paperback
Price
$17.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143106227
  • 304 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

The Life of Milarepa is one of the most beloved stories of the Tibetan people and a great literary example of the contemplative life. This biography, a dramatic tale from a culture now in crisis, can be read on several levels. A personal and moving introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, it is also a detailed guide to the search for liberation. It presents a quest for purification and buddhahood in a single lifetime, tracing the path of a great sinner who became a great saint. It is also a powerfully evocative narrative, full of magic, miracles, suspense, and humor, while reflecting the religious and social life of medieval Tibet.
The Life of Milarepa

The Life of Milarepa

Tsangnyon Heruka, Introduction by: Donald S. Lopez, Translator: Andrew Quintman

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