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Anthology Of Buddhist Tantric Songs, An: A Study Of The Caryagiti

Anthology Of Buddhist Tantric Songs, An: A Study Of The Caryagiti (Paperback)

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Offers a translation, examination and commentary of the Caryapada' collection of tantric songs of the 8th to 12th centuries. This study collects songs known as 'Caryagiti', 'songs of realization', or more literally 'songs of right action', referring to the edition discovered in 1907 at the Nepal Royal Library. This is a translation, examination and commentary of the 'Caryapada' collection of tantric songs of the 8th to 12th centuries by one of the world's leading scholars. The subject of this study is a small (49 padas) collection of songs known as 'Caryagiti','

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsBuddhism Publisher: Orchid Press Publishing Limited Publication Date: 31/12/1986 ISBN-13: 9789748299341  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Per Kvaerne is a prominent Tibetologist and art historian. Born 1945, he received his first degree in Sanskrit in 1970 (Univ. Oslo), gaining his doctorate there in 1973. His doctoral dissertation forms the essence of this book. From 1975 to 2007 he was professor of the history of religion at the University of Oslo, and is currently professor emeritus. In 1976 Dr. Kvaerne became an elected member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. From 1992 he served as chairman of the board of the Institute for Comparative Research in Human Culture, Oslo. He has published a number of books, mainly focused on Buddhism and the Bon religion of Tibet.

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