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Biography of Siddha Tilopa by Torricelli (PDF)
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Tilopa is said to be the founder of the Kagyu Lineage. In his biography it tells the story of him going to a dakini land and receiving his teachings there. In this article Torricelli explores the four lineages that Tilopa transmitted to Naropa.
A widely attested Tibetan tradition has it that when asked the name of his master,
the Bengali mah?siddha Tilopa would answer: T have no human masters. My guru
is Sarvajna (Thams-cad-mkhyen)!', which gave rise to general incomprehension and incredulity.
Realizing the risks involved in this sceptical response, he thought better to link himself to four distinct lines of human transmission.
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 05 May, 2022.