Tantric Treasures: Three Collections of Mystical Verse from Buddhist India

Paperback | May 18, 2004

Translated byRoger R. Jackson

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Roger Jackson provides accurate, accessible translations of three classics of medieval Indian Buddhist mysticism: the "couplet-treasuries" of the great tantric masters Saraha, Kanha, and Tilopa. Since their composition around 1000 CE, these poems have exerted a powerful influence on spirituallife, as well as poetry and song, in India, Nepal, and Tibet. Jackson's fresh translations allow the poetry to shine through, capturing the sense and spirit of the poems in the original. Jackson offers a thorough introduction that deftly summarizes the latest scholarship, situating the poems intheir historical context and making them accessible not only to scholars but also to students and practitioners.

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Roger Jackson provides accurate, accessible translations of three classics of medieval Indian Buddhist mysticism: the "couplet-treasuries" of the great tantric masters Saraha, Kanha, and Tilopa. Since their composition around 1000 CE, these poems have exerted a powerful influence on spirituallife, as well as poetry and song, in India, ...

Roger R. Jackson is at Carleton College.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 6.1 × 9.21 × 0.59 inPublished:May 18, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195166418

ISBN - 13:9780195166415

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