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Published by Shambhala, Distributed in the U.S. by Random House in Boston, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[compiled by] Alexandra David-Neel & the Lama Yongden ; foreword by Chögyam Trungpa ; translated with the collaboration of Violet Sydney.
ContributionsDavid-Neel, Alexandra, 1868-1969., Yongden, Albert Arthur., Sydney, Violet.
The Physical Object
Pagination271 p. ;
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18823021M

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The present work is a translation of a book originally published in French as "La vie Surhumaine de Guesar de Ling le Heros Thibetain, racontee par les bardes de son pays" in (and reprinted under shorter variants of the title), and in English in by Ryder & Co., London (reprinted ) and in by Claude Kendall, New York, as by Alexandra David-Neel and the Lama Yongden, and Cited by: 3.

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Despite David-Neel's association with Madame Bolovsky's "Theosophical Society" this book still retains a great deal of credibility.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Boulder: Prajñā Press, About The Superhuman Life of Gesar of Ling. King Gesar, renowned throughout Tibet and Central Asia, represents the ideal warrior—the principle of all-victorious confidence. As the central force of sanity, he conquers all his enemies, the evil forces of the four directions, who turn people’s minds away from the true teachings of Buddhism.

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Originally published: New York: Arno Press,© (Mythology) With new foreword. The book captures in a remarkable way the nomadic warrior traditions from which Gesar's inner life emerged while uncovering the personal reality hidden within them. This work then is not a 're-telling' of the Gesar saga, but an authentic continuation of that tradition which thus becomes available to modern audiences in new and provocative ways.".

The Gesar of Ling Epic is the Iliad of Central Asia. The origin of the work has come under much discussion. Some declare it is Buddhist, others see in it a solar myth that symbolizes winter and spring.

The version presented here was the result of the author having the opportunity to hear the story told by the wandering Rhapsodists and was then able to note down their recitations.4/5(1).

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The Epic of King Gesar (/ ˈ ɡ ɛ z ər, ˈ ɡ ɛ s-/), also spelled Geser (especially in Mongolian contexts) or Kesar (/ ˈ k ɛ z ər, ˈ k ɛ s-/), is an epic cycle, of Tibet and greater Central Asia, believed to date from the 12th century, that relates the heroic deeds of the culture hero Gesar, the fearless lord of the legendary kingdom of Ling (Wylie: gling).It is recorded variously in.

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The epic of Gesar has been the national treasure of Tibet for almost a thousand years. An open canon of tales about a superhuman warrior-king, the epic is still a living oral tradition, included on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

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The Superhuman Life of Gesar of Ling. Boston and London: Shambhala. [page ] Francke, A. A Lower Ladakhi Version of the Kesar Saga. Calcutta: Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal.

Helffer, Mireille. Les chants de l'épopée tibétaine de Ge-sar d'après le livre de la Course de Cheval. The most accessible rendering of Gesar in English is by Alexandra David-Néel in her "Superhuman Life of Gesar of Ling", published in French in [84] In occultism.

In occultism of Nicholas Roerich Gesar is presented as a hero who is believed to accept his physicality in Shambhala. It's told that he would appear with invincible army to set. Most books cited were out of print or in other languages.

In the end, I decided upon The Superhuman Life of Gesar of Ling, by Alexandra David-Neel and the Lama Yongden. I knew the epic to be 25 to 50 times longer than the Iliad. Imagine my shock when I received a relatively skinny, red book with a meager pages between its worn covers.

Gesar of Ling (Tib. གླིང་གེ་སར་, Wyl. gling ge sar) — a legendary warrior king who is invoked as a protector of the teachings. Commentary. Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche says: Some people think of Ling Gesar as a famous warrior king or general, like Alexander the Great or the Chinese war gods.

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Then you can start reading 5/5(13). A Gesar bard's tale [ film] by Dawa Drakpa: Hero of the Land of Snow (King Gesar) by Sylvia Gretchen: The Song of King Gesar: A Novel (Myths) by Alai: Superhuman Life of Gesar of Ling by Alexandra David-Néel: The Warrior Song of King Gesar by Douglas J.

Penick. From the time of Homer and the Odyssey to the Mahabharata and The Superhuman Life of Gesar of Ling, we've been telling stories about humans interacting with the gods for a very (very) long time. And this hasn't changed.

Modern authors love writing books about gods and mythology."-From Nikki Vanry, Book. The most accessible rendering of Gesar in English is by Alexandra David-Neel in her "Superhuman Life of Gesar of Ling", published in French and then English in the s.

Religious dimension Although the Gesar epic is primarily part of the folk culture of Tibet, over the course of its long history it has both incorporated Buddhist elements and. Gesar of Ling was a fearless Buddhist king of A.D. His story teaches, in allegory, how to overcome fear, and how to destroy our maras (especially fear).

Fear is a necessary survival instinct, and — as long as we cling to this precious, human life — it is often what keeps us safe from harm. It can also be debilitating to the point of making us feel sick.

Looking for books by Albert Arthur Yongden. See all books authored by Albert Arthur Yongden, including The Secret Oral Teachings in Tibetan Buddhist Sects, and The Superhuman Life of Gesar of Ling, and more on Alexandra David-Neel (–), born in Paris to a socially prominent family, once boasted, "I learned to run before I could walk!" In the course of a lifetime of more than one hundred years, she was an acclaimed operatic soprano, a political anarchist, a religious reformer, an intrepid explorer who traveled in Tibet for fourteen years, a.

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The Superhuman Life of Gesar of Ling Alexandra David-Neel. out of 5 stars 5. Kindle Edition. £ Crossings on a Bridge of Light (THE SONGS AND DEEDS OF GESAR, KING OF LING Book 2) Douglas Penick. out of 5 stars 6. Kindle Edition. £ Next. Customer reviews.5/5(13).

Chen Zongxiang, who planned to translate The Superhuman Life of Gesar of Ling (David-Neel ). At the same time, Li provided assistance to this book’s author, David-Neel, and her colleague Yongdun Lama while they were investigating Gesar in Sichuan, as well as wrote an article in praise of their scholarship (Li; David-Neel.Improve this author Combine/separate works.

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