Taranatha's Life of Krsnacarya

Taranatha s Life of Krsnacarya This biography of one of the charismatic Indian siddhas or tantric adepts prominent in the tantric lineages that were conveyed to Tibet particularly those concerning Cakrasamvara and Vajravarahi w

  • Title: Taranatha's Life of Krsnacarya
  • Author: Taranatha David Templeman
  • ISBN: 9788185102702
  • Page: 156
  • Format: Paperback
  • This biography of one of the charismatic Indian siddhas, or tantric adepts, prominent in the tantric lineages that were conveyed to Tibet, particularly those concerning Cakrasamvara and Vajravarahi, was compiled by the renowned Tibetan historian Jonang Taranatha, from both written and oral sources He describes Krsnacarya s training with his own guru, Jaladharipa, his explThis biography of one of the charismatic Indian siddhas, or tantric adepts, prominent in the tantric lineages that were conveyed to Tibet, particularly those concerning Cakrasamvara and Vajravarahi, was compiled by the renowned Tibetan historian Jonang Taranatha, from both written and oral sources He describes Krsnacarya s training with his own guru, Jaladharipa, his exploits in various parts of India, which included discovery of the Samputatilaka Tantra, and his eventual untimely death His life, which is interesting as much for its setbacks as for its successes, is typical of the siddha tradition.

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