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The Life of Shabkar

The Life of Shabkar

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Secondary Title: The Autobiography of a Tibetan Yogin

Description: The Life of Shabkar has long been recognized by Tibetans as one of the masterworks of their religious heritage. Shabkar Tsogdruk Rangdrol devoted himself to many years of meditation in solitary retreat after his inspired youth and early training in the province of Amdo under the guidance of several extraordinary Buddhist masters. With determination and courage, he mastered the highest and most esoteric practices of the Tibetan tradition of the Great Perfection. He then wandered far and wide over the Himalayan region expressing his realization. Shabkar's autobiography vividly reflects the values and visionary imagery of Tibetan Buddhism, as well as the social and cultural life of early nineteenth-century Tibet.

Author: Shabkar

Translators: Matthieu Ricard, Jakob Leschly, Erik Schmidt, Marilyn Silverstone, and Lodro Palmo

Foreword: H.H. The XIVth Dalai Lama

Publisher: Snow Lion

Style: Paperback

Edition Print: 2001

ISBN: 9781559391542

Pages: 705


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