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Tilopa: A Buddhist Yogin Of The Tenth Century

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Product ID: 9789387023512


Author: Fabrizio Torricelli


The figure of Tilopa is familiar in tibetan buddhism. What is less popular is that his words and teachings, before reaching the tibetan plateau, were uttered in India and had to pass through Nepal: A fact which would deserve more attention than Before. This book is a sort of portrait of that bengali siddha of the tenth century. In the first chapter, a geographical and historical background is painted. a landscape of waters kings polities and cities, based on epigraphical numismatic, and archeological material; on written travelogues of chinese Arab, And Italian Travellers