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  Luminous Lives: The Story of the Early Masters of the Lam 'bras in Tibet
By: Stearns, Cyrus

Luminous Lives


 
Our Price: $34.95
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Author: Stearns, Cyrus
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0861713079 / 9780861713073
Publication Date: 1996

Product Code: 11068
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The Tantric Buddhist tradition of the Lam 'bras, the "Path with the Result," has been practiced in Tibet for almost a thousand years, most prominently within the Sa skya lineage. "Luminous Lives" is the first in depth study of the literature and history of the Lam 'bras in Tibet. The central focus of the work is a rare Tibetan history that brings alive the story of the earliest men and women practitioners of the Lam 'bras. This text, recording the words of the great Sa skya Pandita (1182-1251), was a major source for all later histories of the tradition. Recently rediscovered, it has been reproduced here along with Cyrus Stearns' excellent translation, introduction, and annotations. "Luminous Lives" opens a window into the world of one of the great traditions of tantric Buddhism in Tibet.


Luminous Lives, Cyrus Stearns, Wisdom Publications, Paperback, 305 pages, $34.95

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