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This book recounts Guru Rinpoche's historical visit to Tibet and explains his continuing significance to Buddhists. Three different accounts are presented: one Buddhist; one according to the pre-Buddhist Tibetan religion, Bon; and one based on Indian and early Tibetan historical documents.
ebook, 360 pages
Published September 16th 2002 by Snow Lion Publications
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Thomas Beaver
This is so nice to read. I really enjoyed the translation of Taranatha's Indian version of Padmasambhava's life story. I read another translation of the same text by Christiana di Falco and it was interesting to compare the two.
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Pseudonym and Dharma name of Hugh Leslie Thompson.
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