Love and Liberation: Autobiographical Writings of the

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His antinomian behaviour, startling anecdotes and blatant mockery of conventional deceit and stifling monastic institutions won him the admiration, love and respect of many lay Tibetans. An interesting glimpse into the Lamaist feasts of saints and divinities as current in the thirteenth century is given by Marco Polo. These three orthodox Buddhist raiments are: — 1. While giving birth to a daughter, to her utter dismay, she discovered that her husband was having an illicit affair with her mother.

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Publisher: Columbia University Press (October 14, 2014)

ISBN: 0231147686

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