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By Roger R. Jackson

ISBN-10: 019516640X

ISBN-13: 9780195166408

ISBN-10: 0195166418

ISBN-13: 9780195166415

Roger Jackson presents actual, obtainable translations of 3 classics of medieval Indian Buddhist mysticism: the "couplet-treasuries" of the nice tantric masters Saraha, Kanha, and Tilopa. given that their composition round one thousand CE, those poems have exerted a strong impression on religious existence, in addition to poetry and tune, in India, Nepal, and Tibet. Jackson's clean translations permit the poetry to polish via, shooting the feel and spirit of the poems within the unique. Jackson deals an intensive advent that deftly summarizes the newest scholarship, situating the poems of their old context and making them obtainable not just to students but additionally to scholars and practitioners.

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