The Lives and Liberation of Princess Mandarava

The Indian Consort of Padmasambhava

The Lives and Liberation of Princess Mandarava

Introduction by: Janet Gyatso / Translated by: Chonam and Sangye Khandro
This lucid translation of a rare Tibetan text makes available for the first time to Western readers the remarkable life story of Princess Madarava. As the principal consort of the eighth century Indian master Padmasambhava before he introduced tantric Buddhism to Tibet, Mandarava is the Indian counterpart of the Tibetan consort Yeshe Tsogyal. Lives and Liberation recounts her struggles and triumphs as a Buddhist adept throughout her many lives and is an authentic deliverance story of a female Buddhist master. Those who read this book will gain inspiration and encouragement on the path to liberation.
  • Wisdom Publications | 
  • 256 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780861711444 | 
  • June 1998

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