Among such a lot different kinds of Tibetan literature, the style of "mgur" (songs of non secular recognition) stands proud for his or her startingly and surprisingly honest descriptions of internal concepts, emotions and experiential wisdom. This publication is the 1st remark in Western literature at the accrued "mgur" of 1 of the nonetheless principally unknown masters, the Tibetan student and siddha Skal ldan rgya mtsho (1606-1677). Dr. Sujata convincingly offers with Skal ldan rgya mtsho either as a particular determine in non secular background and as an writer, illustrating her issues with quite a few translations given along the unique Tibetan of his "Mgur 'bum (Collected Songs of religious Experience)." She additionally offers the reader with a complete evaluate of his "Gsung 'bum (Collected Writings)," wide bibliographies and a discography. With a special CD containing the writer s personal recordings of his songs as they're nonetheless sung today."

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