The Life of Shabkar

Autobiography of a Tibetan Yogin
Author(s): H.H. Dalai Lama
Genre: Religion, History
Original Publish Date: Feb 06, 2001
Product Number: EB00690182
Released: Nov 17, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781559398749
Publisher: Snow Lion
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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.

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