ISBN 9781570625442,Lady Of The Lotus Born

Lady Of The Lotus Born



Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9781570625442

ISBN-10 1570625441

Paper Back

Number of Pages 304 Pages
Language (English)

Religion & Culture

The first Tibetan to attain complete enlightenment was in all probability the woman Yeshe Tsogyal, the closest disciple of Padmasambhava, the master who brought Buddhism to Tibet in the eighth century. This classical text is not only a biography but also an inspiring example of how the Buddha's teaching can be put into practice. Lady of the Lotus-Born interweaves profound Buddhist teachings with a colorful narrative that includes episodes of adventure, court intrigue, and personal searching. The book will appeal to students of Tibetan Buddhism and readers interested in the role of women in Buddhism and world religions.