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Teacher: Milarepa Bibliography

Milarepa Religious Context


Aufschnaiter, Peter. 1976. "Lands and Places of Milarepa." East and West 26, no. 1-2: 175-89.

Bachhofer, Joss. 1986. Verreckte Weisheit, Leben Und Lehre Milarepas. Haldenwang: Schangrila.

Chang, Garma C. C. 1962.The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa. New Hyde Park, N.Y.: University Books. Reprint, (2 vols. in 1), Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1999.

Kunga Rinpoche, and Brian Cutillo. 1978. Drinking the Mountain Stream. Translated by Kunga Rinpoche and Brian Cutillo. Novato, CA: Lotsawa Press.

Kunga Rinpoche, and Brian Cutillo. 1986. Miraculous Journey. Translated by Kunga Rinpoche and Brian Cutillo. Novato, CA: Lotsawa Publications.

Lhalungpa, Lobsang P. 1977. The Life of Milarepa. New York: Dutton. Reprint, Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1984.

Martin, Dan. 1982. "The Early Education of Milarepa." The Journal of the Tibet Society 2: 53-76.

Quintman, Andrew. 2006. "Milarepa's Many Lives: Anatomy of a Tibetan Biographical Corpus." Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Quintman, Andrew. 2008. "Toward a Geographic Biography: Milarepa's Life in the Tibetan Landscape." Numen 55, no. 4: 363-410.

Quintman, Andrew. 2010. The Life of Milarepa. Translated by Andrew Quintman. New York: Penguin Classics.

Roberts, Peter Alan. 2007. The Biographies of Rechungpa: The Evolution of a Tibetan Hagiography. London: Routledge.

Schaeffer, Kurtis R. 2007. "Dying Like Milarepa: Death Accounts in a Tibetan Hagiographic Tradition." In The Buddhist Dead: Practices, Discourses, Representations, edited by Bryan J. Cuevas and Jacqueline I. Stone, 208-33. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.

Schmid, Toni. 1927-1935. The Cotton-Clad Mila: The Tibetan Poet-Saint's Life in Pictures, Sino-Sweding Expedition, Pub. 36. Stockholm: Statens etnografiska museum, 1952.

Sernesi, Marta. 2004. "Milarepa's Six Secret Songs: The Early Transmission of the Bde-Mchog Snyan Brgyud." East and West 54, no. 1-4: 251-87.

Compiled by Andrew Quintman, April 2010.