life of Milarepa

by Tsang Nyön Heruka

Publisher: Dutton in New York

Written in English
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Places:

  • China,
  • Tibet

Subjects:

  • Mi-la-ras-pa, 1040-1123.,
  • Lamas -- China -- Tibet -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Statementa new translation from the Tibetan by Lobsang P. Lhalungpa, in collaboration with Far West Translations.
ContributionsLhalungpa, Lobsang Phuntshok, 1926-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ7950.M557 G813 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4901637M
ISBN 100525474544
LC Control Number76046374

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Milarepa was an eleventh-century Buddhist poet and saint, a cotton-clad yogi who avoided the scholarly institutions of his time and wandered from village to village, teaching enlightenment and Cited by: 2.

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The life of Milarepa. From the Gungthang province of Western Tibet, close to Nepal, Milarepa () had a hard childhood and a dark youth. He was only seven when his father died. Relatives had taken over his father’s property and mistreated the bereaved family.

Milarepa's life-story is famous in the Tibetan culture, and retold many times. The best-known biography, The Life of Milarepa, written by Tsangnyön Heruka (–) in the fifteenth century and drawing from older biographies, is still very popular.

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Milarepa’s disciples are mentioned for the first time in a short chapter near the end of the book, where after the Master has provided a catalogue of the caves in which he meditated, his biographer makes the promising statement ‘I will now enlarge a little on the Master’s life.

The life of Milarepa is one of Tibet's most beloved stories. Preserved orally for centuries, we cannot know how much of the story is historically accurate. Even so, through the ages, Milarepa's story has continued to teach and inspire countless Buddhists. Milarepa's Life Jetsun Milarepa was first introduced widely to the English-speaking world in by Walter Evans-Wentz, an anthropologist and theosophist, through his idiosyncratic translation of Milarepa's life.

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Lhalungpa I am including this book review here (a review I wrote that was first published in “The San Francisco Review of Books,” June ) in honor of Lopsang Lhalungpa, who died from internal injuries in a car accident on April 28th,at the age of Oct 31,  · THE LIFE OF MILAREPA TSANGNYÖN HERUKA (Gtsang Smyon Heruka, –), the self-proclaimed “Madman of Central Tibet,” was both an iconoclastic tantric master and a celebrated author, best known for his versions of The Life of Milarepa and /5(4).

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“Milarepa’s life story shows how one can progress from being caught in the cycle of confusion, known as samsara, to becoming a student entering and practicing the path of dharma, to eventually becoming a teacher oneself and taking on the responsibility of training others.”.

Jan 01,  · In the West, Marpa is best known through his teacher, the Indian yogin Nâropa, and through his closest disciple, Milarepa. This lucid and moving translation of a text composed by the author of The Life of Milarepa and The Hundred Thousand Marpa the Translator, the eleventh-century farmer, scholar, and teacher, is one of the most renowned /5.

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This biography, a dramatic tale .Nov 12,  · Sixty Songs of Milarepa. Milarepa who is often referred to as Jetsun Milarepa, meaning Milarepa the Revered One, is a central figure of early Tibetan Buddhism.

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