This paper presents a case study of a Tibetan inner biography, one of the three levels existing in the literary genre of life stories. This typology recounts the specific meditative cycles, initiations, etc. imparted to the master and taught by him to his disciples. This essay focuses on Kun spangs pa Chos kyi rin chen, a bKa' brgyud pa master who lived in the 17th Century. This paper also includes a layout of the biography, translated from Tibetan by the author for the first time.

A case study of a nang gi rnam thar: The example of Kun spangs pa Chos kyi rin chen’s autobiography / Clemente, Michela. - (2008), pp. 415-433. ((Intervento presentato al convegno 11th Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies tenutosi a Königswinter; Germany.

A case study of a nang gi rnam thar: The example of Kun spangs pa Chos kyi rin chen’s autobiography

Clemente. Michela
2008

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This paper presents a case study of a Tibetan inner biography, one of the three levels existing in the literary genre of life stories. This typology recounts the specific meditative cycles, initiations, etc. imparted to the master and taught by him to his disciples. This essay focuses on Kun spangs pa Chos kyi rin chen, a bKa' brgyud pa master who lived in the 17th Century. This paper also includes a layout of the biography, translated from Tibetan by the author for the first time.
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