Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Buddhist > Language & Literature > Songs of the Sixth Dalai Lama
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Songs of the Sixth Dalai Lama
Songs of the Sixth Dalai Lama
Description
Publisher’s Note

Tsangyang Gyatsho, the Sixth Dalai Lama remains a timeless enigma in the annals of the Dalai Lamas of Tibet, the highest instimrion of reincarnation in the whole of Central Asia.

Radiant and varied as a rainbow, Tsangyang Gyatsho was a deeply spiritual mystic of transcendental attainment in tantra in the eyes of the initiated and a perfect lover of wine and women in the eyes of the ordinary. of his varied wirting his songs remain the most accessible and of late there has been a renewed interest in the life and times of the Sixth Dalai Lama as a figure uniqure in the chequered history of tibet.

Songs of the Sixth Dali Lama is now being translated into more foreign languages. This third edition of the English translation celebrates the enduring popularity of the Sixth Dalai Lama’s songs and also commemorates the tragic and untimely demise of the talented author and translator, Mr. K Dhondup, earlier this year.

Back of The Book

The Sixth Dalai Lama Losang Rigzin Tsangyang Gyatsho (1683-1706), whose name means “The Ocean of Melodious Songs” was a special Dalai Lama.

Born in a renowned Nyingma family and brought up at a late age in the Gelugpa tradition, Tsangyang Gyatsho proved to be an uncomfortable blend of the two traditions. But leaving aside the unfortunate politics that surrounded his desolate life, Tsangyang Gyatsho brought to holy Lhasa and Shol taverns some of the purest and most beautiflul lyrics of all times.

Extraordinary as A lover of wine and women, melodious as a singer of love songs and above all, tragic as a national hero of the status of a Dalai Lama, reduced to become a heroic pawn at the hands of the Qosot Lhazang Khan, Tsangyang Gyatso became a legend within his short lifetime. Worshipped and loved by the Tibetan people with stainless faith, Tsangyang Gyatsho’s songs became famous in every comer of Tibet reviving once again the facination of simple folk poetry.

Contents

Publishers Note 5
Tsangyang Gyatso: The Rebel Dalai Lama 7
Tsangyang Cyarso: The Poet of the People 43
Songs of the Sixth Dalai Lama 53
Select Bibliography117

Songs of the Sixth Dalai Lama

Deal 20% Off
Item Code:
NAD013
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2003
ISBN:
8185102112
Language:
(Tibetan Text with English Translation and Detailed Introduction)
Size:
6.0 inch X 4.5 inch
Pages:
118
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 93 gms
Price:
$11.00
Discounted:
$8.80   Shipping Free
You Save:
$2.20 (20%)
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Songs of the Sixth Dalai Lama
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 7435 times since 10th Nov, 2012
Publisher’s Note

Tsangyang Gyatsho, the Sixth Dalai Lama remains a timeless enigma in the annals of the Dalai Lamas of Tibet, the highest instimrion of reincarnation in the whole of Central Asia.

Radiant and varied as a rainbow, Tsangyang Gyatsho was a deeply spiritual mystic of transcendental attainment in tantra in the eyes of the initiated and a perfect lover of wine and women in the eyes of the ordinary. of his varied wirting his songs remain the most accessible and of late there has been a renewed interest in the life and times of the Sixth Dalai Lama as a figure uniqure in the chequered history of tibet.

Songs of the Sixth Dali Lama is now being translated into more foreign languages. This third edition of the English translation celebrates the enduring popularity of the Sixth Dalai Lama’s songs and also commemorates the tragic and untimely demise of the talented author and translator, Mr. K Dhondup, earlier this year.

Back of The Book

The Sixth Dalai Lama Losang Rigzin Tsangyang Gyatsho (1683-1706), whose name means “The Ocean of Melodious Songs” was a special Dalai Lama.

Born in a renowned Nyingma family and brought up at a late age in the Gelugpa tradition, Tsangyang Gyatsho proved to be an uncomfortable blend of the two traditions. But leaving aside the unfortunate politics that surrounded his desolate life, Tsangyang Gyatsho brought to holy Lhasa and Shol taverns some of the purest and most beautiflul lyrics of all times.

Extraordinary as A lover of wine and women, melodious as a singer of love songs and above all, tragic as a national hero of the status of a Dalai Lama, reduced to become a heroic pawn at the hands of the Qosot Lhazang Khan, Tsangyang Gyatso became a legend within his short lifetime. Worshipped and loved by the Tibetan people with stainless faith, Tsangyang Gyatsho’s songs became famous in every comer of Tibet reviving once again the facination of simple folk poetry.

Contents

Publishers Note 5
Tsangyang Gyatso: The Rebel Dalai Lama 7
Tsangyang Cyarso: The Poet of the People 43
Songs of the Sixth Dalai Lama 53
Select Bibliography117
Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Songs of the Sixth Dalai Lama (Buddhist | Books)

Ocean of Melody – Songs of the Sixth Dalai Lama
by Lhasang Tsering
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IHL229
$16.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Dalai Lamas of Tibet: Succession of Births
by Inder L. Malik
Hardcover (Edition: 1990)
Uppal Publishing House
Item Code: IDF035
$18.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Becoming Buddha: Wisdom Culture for a Meaningful Life (Teachings of the Venerable Lamas)
Deal 20% Off
by Renuka Singh
Hardcover (Edition: 2011)
Penguin Books, New Delhi
Item Code: NAC737
$31.00$24.80
You save: $6.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Tibet (Perspectives and Prospects)
Deal 20% Off
by Prabhat P. Shukla
Hardcover (Edition: 2013)
Aryan Books International
Item Code: NAF747
$67.00$53.60
You save: $13.40 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Water Horse and Other Years (A History of 17th and 18th Century Tibet)
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: IHJ085
$17.50$14.00
You save: $3.50 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Historical Status of China In Tibet
Deal 20% Off
by Zahiruddin Ahmad
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
Aditya Prakashan
Item Code: NAD820
$43.00$34.40
You save: $8.60 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Dead People Talking (Collection of Poems)
by Tsoltim Ngima Shakabpa
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Paljor
Item Code: IDL138
$12.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Life of Milarepa
by Lobsang P. Lhalungpa
Paperback (Edition: 1997)
Pilgrims Books
Item Code: IDC230
$29.00
SOLD
Exploring Tibet’s History And Culture
Item Code: NAD851
$43.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Zlos-Gar Performing Traditions of Tibet
Item Code: IDC352
$17.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Namaste and many thanks! Lovely collection you have! Tempted to buy so many books!
Revathi, USA
I received my order. Thanks for giving the platform to purchase artifacts of our culture. You guys are doing a great job. Appreciate it and wish you guys the best.
Manju, USA
Fantastic! Thank You for amazing service and fast replies!
Sonia, Sweden
I’ve started receiving many of the books I’ve ordered and every single one of them (thus far) has been fantastic - both the books themselves, and the execution of the shipping. Safe to say I’ll be ordering many more books from your website :)
Hithesh, USA
I have received the book Evolution II.  Thank you so much for all of your assistance in making this book available to me.  You have been so helpful and kind.
Colleen, USA
Thanks Exotic India, I just received a set of two volume books: Brahmasutra Catuhsutri Sankara Bhasyam
I Gede Tunas
You guys are beyond amazing. The books you provide not many places have and I for one am so thankful to have found you.
Lulian, UK
This is my first purchase from Exotic India and its really good to have such store with online buying option. Thanks, looking ahead to purchase many more such exotic product from you.
Probir, UAE
I received the kaftan today via FedEx. Your care in sending the order, packaging and methods, are exquisite. You have dressed my body in comfort and fashion for my constrained quarantine in the several kaftans ordered in the last 6 months. And I gifted my sister with one of the orders. So pleased to have made a connection with you.
EB Cuya FIGG, USA
Thank you for your wonderful service and amazing book selection. We are long time customers and have never been disappointed by your great store. Thank you and we will continue to shop at your store
Michael, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2021 © Exotic India