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The Resource Himalayan hermitess : the life of a Tibetan Buddhist nun, Orgyan Chokyi ; translated by Kurtis R. Schaeffer

Himalayan hermitess : the life of a Tibetan Buddhist nun, Orgyan Chokyi ; translated by Kurtis R. Schaeffer

Label
Himalayan hermitess : the life of a Tibetan Buddhist nun
Title
Himalayan hermitess
Title remainder
the life of a Tibetan Buddhist nun
Statement of responsibility
Orgyan Chokyi ; translated by Kurtis R. Schaeffer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • und
  • eng
Summary
Orgyan Chokyi spent her entire life in Dolpo, expressly forbidden to write her life story by her master. Despite being illiterate she did so anyway, after receiving divine inspiration to compose one of the most forthright and engaging spiritual autobiographies of the Tibetan literary tradition
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Orgyan Chokyi
Dewey number
  • 294.3'657'092
  • 294.3'657'092
  • 294.3'657'092
  • 294.3'657'092
  • 294.3657092
Index
index present
Language note
Translated into English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Schaeffer, Kurtis R
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  • Orgyan Chokyi
  • Spiritual biography
  • Buddhist nuns
  • Buddhist hermits
  • Biography
Target audience
specialized
Label
Himalayan hermitess : the life of a Tibetan Buddhist nun, Orgyan Chokyi ; translated by Kurtis R. Schaeffer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780195152999
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9780195152999
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Himalayan hermitess : the life of a Tibetan Buddhist nun, Orgyan Chokyi ; translated by Kurtis R. Schaeffer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780195152999
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9780195152999
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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