Monthly Archives: February 2012

blog #5 – Reading for February 17, 2012

Shabkar and Milarepa have many things in common. Shabkar has even been titled as a sort of  “second Milarepa”. He is seen as the greatest yogi (after Milarepa) to obtain enlightenment in one lifetime. While reading The Life of Shabkar, … Continue reading

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blog #4 – Reading for February 10, 2012

As I read the first half of The Life of Milarepa, I made a list of the ways in which Milarepa himself seems to be transferred knowledge. I noticed that through the instruction of a teacher, dreams, and practicing meditation, … Continue reading

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blog #3 – Reading for February 3, 2012

The Life of Milarepa by Tsangnyon Heruka, is a biography about Milarepa’s search for liberation on the path to buddhahood in one lifetime. Throughout the book, the role of females seems to be very prominent. Professor Garret raises the question: … Continue reading

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