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The view from nowhere : the travels of the third karmapa, rang byung rdo rje in story and songs

Gamble, Ruth Ellen


Rang byung rdo rje (1284-1339), the third Karmapa, was an important figure in the development of Tibetan Buddhism. He is most famous for his commentaries and treatises that systemised the lineages of tantric Buddhism he inherited, works that have been the subject of numerous studies. Until this present study, however, his personal writing, both his biographical liberation-stories (rnam thar) and his songs (mgur/glu) have not been translated in full or studied. As much of his writing in these...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5152de7d741
Access Rights: Open Access


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