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The hidden life of the Sixth Dalai Lama [electronic resource] / Ngawang Lhundrup Dargyé ; translated by Simon Wickham-Smith ; foreword by Kurtis R. Schaeffer.

Author/Creator:
Lhun-grub-dar-rgyas, Dar-rgyas No-mon-han, 18th cent.
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (171 p.)
Series:
Studies in modern Tibetan culture.
Studies in modern Tibetan culture
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Standardized Title:
Tshaṅs-dbyaṅs-rgya-mtshoʼi gsaṅ rnam. English
Subjects:
Dalai lamas -- Biography.
Tshaṅs-dbyaṅs-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama VI, 1683-1706.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This is the first English translation of a Dalai Lama's biography, and is highly significant for the historical study of the Gaden Phodrang period, around the turn of the seventeenth century. It is not only a biography, but a historical narrative of a legendary character, and illustrates the nature and understanding of Tibetan hagiographical and mystical literature within a sociopolitical context.
Contents:
pt. 1. His birth, ordination and enthronement
pt. 2. The activity and practice which he carried out to benefit all
pt. 3. His journey to Domé and how he taught those needing instruction
pt. 4. The legacy he left for his students.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Wickham-Smith, Simon.
Schaeffer, Kurtis R.
ISBN:
1-283-09885-7
9786613098856
0-7391-5055-3
OCLC:
727975881