Tantric Treasures: Three Collections of Mystical Verse from by Roger R. Jackson

By Roger R. Jackson

Roger Jackson presents actual, available translations of 3 classics of medieval Indian Buddhist mysticism: the "couplet-treasuries" of the good tantric masters Saraha, Kanha, and Tilopa. due to the fact their composition round a thousand CE, those poems have exerted a robust impact on religious existence, in addition to poetry and track, in India, Nepal, and Tibet. Jackson's clean translations let the poetry to polish via, taking pictures the experience and spirit of the poems within the unique. Jackson bargains an intensive creation that deftly summarizes the most recent scholarship, situating the poems of their old context and making them obtainable not just to students but additionally to scholars and practitioners.

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