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Author Jacoby, Sarah, author

Title Love and liberation : the autobiographical writings of the Tibetan visionary Sera Khandro / Sarah H. Jacoby
Published New York ; Chichester, England : Columbia University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (453 pages) : illustrations, maps, photographs
Contents 1. The life and times of Sera Khandro -- 2. A guest in the sacred land of Golok -- 3. Dakini dialogues -- 4. Sacred sexuality -- 5. Love between method and insight
Summary Sera Khandro Dewé Dorjé was extraordinary not only for achieving religious mastery as a Tibetan Buddhist visionary and guru to many lamas, monastics, and laity in the Golok region of eastern Tibet, but also for her candour. This book listens to Sera Khandro's conversations with deities, dākinīs, bodhisattvas, lamas, and fellow religious community members and investigates the concerns and sentiments relevant to the author and to those for whom she wrote
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Buddhist women -- China -- Amdo (Region) -- Biography.
Women religious leaders -- China -- Amdo (Region) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0231519532 (e-book)
9780231519533 (e-book)