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Opening the Treasure of the Profound - a book by Gyaltshen, Khenchen Konchog

Opening the Treasure of the Profound

Teachings on the Songs of Jigten Sumgon and Milarepa

Opening the Treasure of the Profound( )
Author: Gyaltshen, Khenchen Konchog
Editor: Chodron, Khenmo Trinlay
Contribution by: Chetsang, Drikung
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Imprint:Snow Lion Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.95
Book Description:

"In Tibet, vajra songs became popular when Milarepa gave teachings in that style to his disciples. His example influenced all Tibetan Buddhist schools, particularly the Kagyu lineages. People commonly memorized such songs and sang them with beautiful melodies. But vajra songs are much more than pleasant tunes or ordinary poetry. A vajra song reflects the enlightened mind of its author by encapsulating precisely profound meaning in just a few words. Thus, it can be difficult for the...
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Buddhism / General
Religion / Spirituality
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.01 x 8.99 x 0.76 Inches
Book Weight:0.972 Pounds

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