Author:Tsang Nyon Heruka, Steven K. Scott, Shantideva

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The Life of Marpa, the Translator

By: Tsang Nyon Heruka, Steven K. Scott, Shantideva

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Boston, USA, Shambhala: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037513

ISBN: 1569571120

Condition: New


Marpa the Translator, the eleventh- century farmer, scholar, and teacher, is one of the most renowned saints in Tibetan Buddhist history. In the West, Marpa is best known through his teacher, the Indian yogin Naropa, and through his closest disciple, Milarepa. This lucid and moving translation of a text composed by the author of The Life of Milarepa The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa documents the fascinating life of Marpa, who, unlike many other Tibetan master, was a layman, a skillful businessman who raised a family while training his disciples. Printed Pages: 320. View more info