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The life of milarepa [electronic resource]. Tsangnyon Heruka.

Heruka, Tsangnyon. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101459041 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2010.

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Summary, etc.: One of the most beloved stories of the Tibetan people and a great literary example of the contemplative lifeThe Life of Milarepa, a biography and 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.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Classics, 2010. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 756 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Philosophy.
Religion & Spirituality.
Genre: Electronic books.

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