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Apparitions of the Self:
The Secret Autobiographies of a Tibetan Visionary
Janet Gyatso

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xvii
Technical Note on Translation Policies xxi
Abbreviations xxiv
Introduction. The Secret Autobiographies of Jigme Lingpa 3
I. TRANSLATION
A Word to the Reader 14
Dancing Moon in the Water 15
Dakki's Grand Secret-Talk 55
Notes to the Translation 63
II.BACKGROUND
Chapter 1. Autobiography in Tibet 101
Chapter 2. The Outer Face: The Life of Jigme Lingpa 124
Chapter 3. Treasure Discoverer 145
Chapter 4. Master of Experience 182
III. READINGS
Chapter 5. No-Self Self and Other Dancing Moons 2H
Chapter 6. The Dakini Talks: On Gender, Language, and the
Secret Autobiographer 243
Epilogue. Subjectivity without Essence 265
Appendix 1. The Autobiographies and Biographies of Jigme Lingpa 273
Appendix 2. Lists of the Former Lives of Jigme Lingpa 275
Appendix 3. Table of Episodes in the Secret Autobiographies of
Jigme Lingpa 278
Notes 281
Bibliography 311
Tibetan Sources 311
Secondary Sources and Critical Editions 321
Interviews 338
Index 339

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