The Life of Milarepa Paperback / softback
The Life of Milarepa is one of the most beloved stories of the Tibetan people and a great literary example of the contemplative life.
This biography, a dramatic tale from a culture now in crisis, can be read on several levels.
A personal and moving introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, it is also a detailed guide to the search for liberation.
It presents a quest for purification and buddhahood in a single lifetime, tracing the path of a great sinner who became a great saint.
It is also a powerfully evocative narrative, full of magic, miracles, suspense, and humor, while reflecting the religious and social life of medieval Tibet.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 25/10/2010
- Category: Biography: religious & spiritual
- ISBN: 9780143106227