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Focuses on the deities whose mantra recitation and colourful visualizations lie at the heart of the Tantra. This book includes descriptions of goddesses of wisdom; the lotus-born guru Padmasambhava and dakinis - wild-haired women who dance in the flames of freedom.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781899579853
ISBN-10: 1899579850
Format: Paperback
(825mm x 650mm x 15mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Windhorse Publications
Publisher: Windhorse Publications
Publish Date: 19-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Vessantara

Vessantara (Tony McMahon) is a much published and well-respected Buddhist author, meditator and teacher, Vessantara is a senior member of the Western Buddhist Order. He holds a particular love for Tibetan Buddhism and is known particularly as an effective storyteller. This is one of three volumes looking at Buddha figures in the Indo-Tibetan Buddhist tradition.

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