NEW BOOK> The Lives of Marpa

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Dear friends,

The following new work, concerning the biographical traditions of the famous Tibetan translator Marpa composed prior to the famous 15th century version of his life by Tsangnyon Heruka, will be of interest to those concerned with Tibetan Buddhist hagiography and historiography and, more generally, the development of tantric Buddhism in Tibet:

 

Ducher Cécile. Building a Tradition: The Lives of Mar-pa the Translator. "Collectanea Himalayica" n°5. Munich: Indus Verlag.
 
 
Happy reading!
 
Matthew Kapstein
Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris