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The Superhuman Life of Gesar of Ling Alexandra David-Néel

The Superhuman Life of Gesar of Ling

Alexandra David-Néel

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ISBN : 9780766186866
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390 pages
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1934. The Gesar of Ling Epic is the Iliad of Central Asia. The origin of the work has come under much discussion. Some declare it is Buddhist, others see in it a solar myth that symbolizes winter and spring. The version presented here was the resultMore1934. The Gesar of Ling Epic is the Iliad of Central Asia. The origin of the work has come under much discussion. Some declare it is Buddhist, others see in it a solar myth that symbolizes winter and spring. The version presented here was the result of the author having the opportunity to hear the story told by the wandering Rhapsodists and was then able to note down their recitations.