Himalayan Hermitess: The Life of a Tibetan Buddhist Nun

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Himalayan Hermitess is a vivid account of the life and times of a Buddhist nun living on the borderlands of Tibetan culture. Orgyan Chokyi (1675-1729) spent her life in Dolpo, the highest inhabited region of the Nepal Himalayas. Illiterate and expressly forbidden by her master to write her own life story, Orgyan Chokyi received divine inspiration, defied tradition, and composed one of the most engaging autobiographies of the Tibetan literary tradition. The Life of Orgyan Chokyi is the oldest known autobiography authored ...

Himalayan Hermitess: The Life of a Tibetan Buddhist Nun 2004, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195152999

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Himalayan Hermitess: The Life of a Tibetan Buddhist Nun 2004, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195152982

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