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Dreaming the Great Brahmin Tibetan Traditions of the Buddhist Poet-Saint Saraha

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Author: Kurtis R. Schaeffer

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Dreaming the Great Brahmin explores how a Buddhist saint is created and recreated through narratives, poetry, art, ritual, and even dream visions. Kurtis Schaeffer offers the first comprehensive cultural and literary history of the well-known as the Great Brahmin. He argues that Saraha should be seen not as the founder of a tradition, but rather as its product. Dreaming the Great Brahmin offers the most comprehensive treatment of a central Buddhist saint, poet, and philosopher, and will engage interested in Buddhism