Songs of the Sons & Daughters of Buddha

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Andrew Schelling, Anne Waldman
Shambhala, 1996 - Religion - 112 pages
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Presents a collection of poetry and verses, written more than two thousand years ago by some of the earliest known disciples of the Buddha, including works from the Therigathas, the oldest collection of poetry by women. Original.

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Contents

Mahakala Speaks
3
Kottitha
9
The Monk Gotama
15
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Andrew Schelling lives in the Southern Rocky Mountain bioregion. He has worked on land use in the American West, ecology, conservation of wildlife, and wolf reintroduction. His twenty books include poetry, essays, anthologies, and translations. For thirty years he has studied Sanskrit & Indian raga, publishing seven collections of translation from India's early poets. In recent years he has delved into Native American languages, and investigates animal tracks & the "grammar" of the ecological world. Recent books include THE REAL PEOPLE OF WIND AND RAIN: TALKS, ESSAYS, AND AN INTERVIEW (Singing Horse Press, 2014), FROM THE ARAPAHO SONGBOOK (La Alameda Press, 2011) and The Oxford Anthology of Bhakti Literature (2011). He teaches at Naropa University in Colorado, and at Deer Park Institute in India's architecturally rich & bird-thronged Himalayan foothills.

Anne Waldman is a widely acclaimed poet, editor, performer, teacher, and activist. She is the author of more than thirty books including, most recently, "In the Room of Never Grieve: New and Selected Poems," She is the co-founder with Allen Ginsberg of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa Institute where she teaches.

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