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Author Abhayadatta.

Title Buddhist masters of enchantment : the lives and legends of the Mahasiddhas / translated by Keith Dowman ; illustrated by Robert Beer
Published Rochester, Vt. : Inner Traditions, [1998]


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 MELB  294.39250922 Abh/Bmo  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description 205 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Buddhist Masters of Enchantment -- The Lives and Legends of the Mahasiddhas -- Autobiographical Note by the Illustrator -- Introduction -- The Mahasiddhas -- Minapa, The Bengali Jonah -- Luipa, The Fish-Gut Eater -- Virupa, Master of Dakinis -- Dombipa, The Tiger Rider -- Saraha, The Great Brahmin -- Lilapa, The Royal Hedonist -- Savaripa, The Hunter -- Goraksa, The Immortal Cowherd -- Tantipa, The Senile Weaver -- Khadgapa, The Master Thief -- Caurangipa, The Limbless One -- Kankaripa, The Lovelorn Widower -- Aryadeva, The Lotus-Born -- Nagarjuna, Philosopher and Alchemist -- Vinapa, The Music Lover -- Thaganapa, Master of the Lie -- Camaripa, The Divine Cobbler -- Syalipa, The Jackal Yogin -- Naropa, The Dauntless Disciple -- Tilopa, The Great Renunciate -- Santipa, The Academic -- Mekopa, The Wild-Eyed Guru -- Kambala, The Yogin of the Black Blanket -- Vyalipa, The Courtesan's Alchemist -- Tantepa, The Gambler -- Kukkuripa, The Dog Lover -- Kanhapa, The Dark-Skinned One -- Acinta, The Avaricious Hermit -- Bhadrapa, The Snob -- Kalapa, The Handsome Madman -- Bhusuku (Santideva), The Lazy Monk -- Kotalipa, The Peasant Guru -- Indrabhuti, The Enlightened King -- Jalandhara, The Chosen One -- Bhiksanapa, Siddha Two-Teeth -- Ghantapa, The Celibate Monk -- Campaka, The Flower King -- Kumbharipa, the Potter -- Godhuripa, The Bird Catcher -- Kapalapa, The Skull Bearer -- Carbaripa (Carpati), The Sidda Who Turned People to Stone -- Kantalipa, The Rag Picker -- Jayananda,The Crow Master -- Dhilipa, The Epicure -- Darikapa, Slave-King of the Temple Whore -- Udhipipa, The Flying Siddha -- Laksminkara, The Mad Princess -- Nirgunapa, The Enlightened Moron -- Mekhala and Kanakhala, The Headless Sisters -- Kirapalapa (Kilapa), The Repentant Conqueror -- Nagabodhi, The Red Horned Thief -- Saravabhaksa, The Empty-Bellied Siddha -- Manibhadra, The Model Wife -- Saroruha, The Lotus Child
Analysis Siddhas - Biography - Early works to 1800
Tantric Buddhism - India - Early works to 1800
Notes Previous English translation (1988) has title: Masters of enchantment
Subject Siddhas -- Biography -- Early works to 1800
Tantric Buddhism -- India -- Early works to 1800.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Beer, Robert, 1947-
Dowman, Keith.
LC no. 98006106
ISBN 0892817844 (alk. paper)
Other Titles Caturaśitisiddhapravr̥tti. English
Caturasitiâsiddhapravôrtti. English