Taranatha

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Taranatha. Courtesy of Shechen Monastery.

Taranatha (Wyl. tA ra nA tha) or Kunga Nyingpo (kun dga' snying po) (1575-1634) - He was the uncle of the Fifth Dalai Lama. He wrote his most famous work, History of the Buddhism in India, in 1608.

Further Reading

  • David Templeman, Taranatha's Life of Krsnacarya/Kanha, Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1989
  • David Templeman, 'Memories of a Past Life', in Religions of Tibet in Practice, edited by Donald S. Lopez Jr., Princeton University Press, 1997
  • Jo Nang Taranatha, The Origin of the Tara Tantra, translated and edited by David Templeman, Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, first published in 1981, revised edition 1995.
  • Lama Chimpa, Alaka Chattopadhyaya and Debiprasad Chatterji, Taranatha's History of Buddhism in India, Delhi : Motilal Banarsidass, 1990
  • Taranatha, The Essence of Other Emptiness, Snow Lion, 2007
  • Taranatha, The Golden Rosary of Tara, Shang-Shung Edizioni, 1985
  • Taranatha, The Life of Padmasambahava, Shang Shung Edizioni, 2005
  • Taranatha, The Seven Instruction Lineages, translated and edited by David Templeman, Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 2002

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