Buddha's Lions: The Lives of the Eighty-Four Siddhas by James B. Robinson

By James B. Robinson

those existence tales of eighty-four Tantric masters who accomplished the top result of the Vajrayana have encouraged generations of practitioners. via counting on a professional instructor, committed women and men of alternative backgrounds: cobblers, princes, blacksmiths, and wood-gatherers, have been in a position to take daily event because the course and achieve enlightenment in one lifetime. jam-packed with sophisticated, concise teachings expressed within the poetic songs of attention of the siddhas. first-class creation to the Vajrayana and a superb source for the examine of Tibetan. Tibetan textual content, iconographical notes, with eighty four specified line drawings.

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