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Dakini's Warm Breath: The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism

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The primary emblem of the feminine in Tibetan Buddhism is the dakini, a semi-wrathful spirit-woman who manifests in visions, dreams and meditation experiences. This work is a comprehensive inquiry into the symbolism of the most powerful deity in Tibetan Buddhism.

About the Author

Judith Simmer-Brown, Ph.D., is professor and chair of the religious studies department at Naropa University (formerly the Naropa Institute), where she has taught since 1978. She has authored numerous articles on Tibetan Buddhism, Buddhist-Christian dialogue, and Buddhism in America. She is an Acharya (senior teacher) in the lineage of Chögyam Trungpa. A practicing Buddhist since 1971, she lives in Boulder, Colorado.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570629204
Author:
Simmer-Brown, Judith
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications
Author:
Simmer-Brown, Judith
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Femininity.
Subject:
òDåakinåi
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Religion-Eastern - General
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
v. 110, suppl. 4
Publication Date:
20021231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4 PHOTOS, 6 LINE ILLUS
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9 x 6.06 x 1 in 1.2375 lb

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