Tsangnyön Heruka

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Tsangnyön Heruka (གཙང་སྨྱོན་ཧེ་རུ་ཀ་, Wyl. gtsang smyon he ru ka) (1452-1507) — a great Kagyü master, author of the most famous biographies of Marpa and Milarepa.

Further Reading

  • Larson, Stefan. "What Do the Childhood and Early Life of Gtsang myon Heruka Tell Us about His Bka' brgyud Affiliation?" in Jackson, Roger R. and Kapstein, Matthew T. (ed.) Mahāmudrā and the bKa´-brgyud Tradition [PIATS 2006: Proceedings of the Eleventh Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies. Königswinter 2006], 2011
  • Larsson, Stefan.The birth of a Heruka: how Sangs rgyas rgyal mtshan became gTsang smyon Heruka; a study of a mad yogin, Stockholm Univ., Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender Studies, 2009
  • Smith, E. Gene. 'The Life of Gtsang smyon Heruka' in Among Tibetan Texts, Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2001

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