The Great Image: The Life Story of Vairochana the Translator

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Title:The Great Image: The Life Story of Vairochana the Translator



Editor:Ani Jinba Palmo

Publisher:Shambhala Publications

Publish Year:2004

Edition:First Edition

Cover:Paper Back

Subject:Autobiography / Memoirs | Buddhism


Remarks:Appendix, Notes Glossary, Bibliography and Index. Compiled by Yudra Nyingpo. Foreword by Dilgo Khyentse.


Size:152 x 227 mm


Price:USD 23.58

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  • This book is the autobiography of the great scholar and translator Vairochana, as told to a group of his students near the end of his life in the eighth century. Responsible for bringing seminal Buddhist teachings to Tibet from India, his deep understanding of the Dharma was what enabled him to translate the essence of enlightened mind, conveyed in the Sanskrit texts, with great accuracy


    Vairochana is the crown ornament of all the Indian and Tibetan scholars, who was equal in realization and accomplishment to the second Buddha from Oddiyana, extended the life force of the Buddhist teachings and living beings in Tibet in one lifetime.
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