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The Great Image: The Life Story of Vairochana the Translator

ISBN13: 9781590300695
ISBN: 1590300696
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $22.95
Publisher: Shambhala
Published Date:
Pages: 304
Average Goodreads rating: 4.33/5 (10 ratings)

This book is the autobiography of the great scholar and translator Vairochana, as told to a group of his students near the end of his life in the eighth century. Responsible for bringing seminal Buddhist teachings to Tibet from India, his deep understanding of the Dharma was what enabled him to translate the essence of enlightened mind, conveyed in the Sanskrit texts, with great accuracy.