Among such a lot different kinds of Tibetan literature, the style of "mgur" (songs of non secular recognition) stands proud for his or her startingly and strangely honest descriptions of internal innovations, emotions and experiential wisdom. This ebook is the 1st remark in Western literature at the gathered "mgur" of 1 of the nonetheless principally unknown masters, the Tibetan pupil and siddha Skal ldan rgya mtsho (1606-1677). Dr. Sujata convincingly offers with Skal ldan rgya mtsho either as a particular determine in non secular historical past and as an writer, illustrating her issues with a number of translations given along the unique Tibetan of his "Mgur 'bum (Collected Songs of non secular Experience)." She additionally presents the reader with a entire evaluation of his "Gsung 'bum (Collected Writings)," broad bibliographies and a discography. With a special CD containing the writer s personal recordings of his songs as they're nonetheless sung today."
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