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Tales of the golden corpse

Tibetan folktales
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Interlink Books , New York
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Statementretold by Sandra Benson.
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LC ClassificationsGR337 .B43 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL3399351M
ISBN 101566566320
LC Control Number2005013184

Coming as it does from the Interlink Publishing Group series "International Tales", this book promised to be good. It contains the first English translation of The Golden Corpse, a sequence in which an enchanted corpse journeys about Tibet on the back of a young man, telling wonderful stories en route/5(9).

Tales of the Golden Corpse is the Tales of the golden corpse book complete English version of the famous Tibetan folktales told to a young boy who has killed seven sorcerers in the defense of his Master. The boy must redeem himself by carrying a talking corpse full of wondrous tales on a long journey, without himself speaking a word.

These 25 tales of intrigue and magic Author: Sandra Benson. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Tales of the Golden Corpse: Tibetan Folk Tales (International Folk Tales) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

About this book. Tales of the Golden Corpse is the first complete English version of the famous Tibetan folktales told to a young boy who has killed seven sorcerers in the defense of his Master. The boy must redeem himself by carrying a talking corpse full of wondrous tales on a long journey, without himself speaking a word.

Back of The Book Commonly known as ro-drung (corpse stories), The Tales of The Corpse have been an integral part of Tibetan folk tales for many centuries.

Originally written in Sanskrit by the great Indian Buddhist master Nagarjuna, The Golden Corpse Stories was translated into Tibetan many centuries back. Today, one can find many versions of the golden corpse stories with different titles and.

Get this from a library. Tales of the golden corpse: Tibetan folk tales. [Sandra Benson] -- A collection of 25 traditional Tibetan folk tales containing Buddhist values of self-sacrifice, honesty, and compassion.

In Tales of the Golden Corpse, a boy has to atone for his rash decisions by fulfilling a quest given to him by a Buddhist master: He has to carry a magical gold-and-turquoise corpse from a cemetery all the way to the master's cave, and he is forbidden to speak even a word while doing it.

If he speaks, the corpse flies back to where it started. Tales of the Golden Corpse is the first complete English version of the famous Tibetan folktales told to a young boy who has killed seven sorcerers in Tales of the golden corpse book defense of his Master.

The boy must redeem himself by carrying a talking corpse full of wondrous tales on a long journey, without himself speaking a word. These 25 tales of intrigue and magic provide the reader with a window through.

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We have done Tales of the Golden Corpse from Tibet once already, and it was time for the repeat performance. Our group was a little smaller this time - merely 17 tellers, and we got through our stories in a little under 4 hours, not counting the breaks and : A Tarkabarka Hölgy.

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