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Author Schaeffer, Kurtis R.

Title Himalayan hermitess : the life of a Tibetan Buddhist nun / Kurtis R. Schaeffer
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2004

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 220 pages)
Contents pt. 1. The Buddhist Himalaya of Orgyan Chokyi. The religious world of the hermitess ; The life of the hermitess ; Sorrow and joy ; Women, men, suffering ; Religious practice. -- pt. 2. The life of Orgyan Chokyi. -- Appendix: Characters in the life of Orgyan Chokyi
Summary Orgyan Chokyi spent her entire life in Dolpo, expressly forbidden to write her life story by her master. Despite being illiterate she did so anyway, after receiving divine inspiration to compose one of the most forthright and engaging spiritual autobiographies of the Tibetan literary tradition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-213) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
With English translation of the Life of Orgyan Chokyi
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Subject Orgyan Chokyi, 1675-1729.
Orgyan Chokyi, 1675-1729.
Xo-rgyan-chos-skyid 1675-1729
Orgyan Chokyi.
Buddhist nuns -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region -- Biography
Buddhist nuns.
Boeddhisme.
Kluizenaars.
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Religious life and customs
China -- Tibet Autonomous Region.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
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