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The Light of Wisdom
by Padmasambhava, Yeshe Tsogyal , Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye , Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo , Chokgyur Lingpa , Pema Trinley Nyingpo , Jamyang Drakpa , Marcia Binder Schmidt , more…Erik Pema Kunsang …less
Paperback, 322 pages
Published August 15th 1995 by Shambhala
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According to tradition, Padmasambhava was incarnated as an eight-year-old child appearing in a lotus blossom floating in Lake Dhanakosha, in the kingdom of Uddiyana, traditionally identified with the Swat Valley in present-day Pakistan. His special nature was recognized by the local king who married him to one of his daughters, Mandarava. She and Padmasambhava's other main consort, Yeshe Tsogyal,...moreMore about Padmasambhava...