Apparitions of the Self: The Secret Autobiographies of a Tibetan Visionary

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Apparitions of the Self is a groundbreaking investigation into what is known in Tibet as "secret autobiography," an exceptional, rarely studied literary genre that presents a personal exploration of intimate religious experiences. In this volume, Janet Gyatso translates and studies the outstanding pair of secret autobiographies by the famed Tibetan Buddhist visionary, Jigme Lingpa (1730-1798), whose poetic and self-conscious writings are as much about the nature of his own identity, memory, and the undecidabilities of ...

Apparitions of the Self: The Secret Autobiographies of a Tibetan Visionary 2002, Motilal Banarsidass,, Delhi

ISBN-13: 9788120817968

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Apparitions of the Self: The Secret Autobiographies of a Tibetan Visionary 1999, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691009483

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