The Magic Life of Tibet's Great Yogi
By Eva Van Dam
 - Paperback


Shambhala Publications
Pages: 88
Size: 8.5 x 11
ISBN: 9781611805260
From avenging evil sorcerer to devoted Buddhist ascetic to enlighted being—the story of Milarepa’s spectacular life is a powerful testimony to self-knowledge, transformation, and liberation. This artistically rendered graphic novel captures all the grit and drama of Milarepa’s story. It is the year 1050, and Milarepa is seeking vengeance on unscrupulous relatives for mistreating his mother and sister. Trained in sorcery, he commands a rain of scorpions, snakes, and lizards to attack the villains. But when his teacher rebukes him for his evil deeds, Milarepa renounces evil magic to seek mystic truth. He retreats to a cave where, after years of intense meditation, he acquires the power to shape-shift. But most importantly, he achieves the greatest victory of all—mastery over himself.
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