Gesar of Ling is a central figure in Shambhala and is credited by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche as a primary source of the Shambhala teachings. To help us celebrate the historic publication of Taming of the Demons: The Epic of Gesar Volume 4, we'll be joined by renowned Gesar translators Jane Hawes and David Shapiro for a lively discussion of their work on this volume, which is the follow up to The Epic of Gesar Volumes I-3 which was translated by the late Robin Kornman and published by Shambhala Publications in 2014. This event is co-sponsored by Shambhala Publications and is a collaboration with Karmê Chöling and Shambhala Online as a part of their summer-long collaboration exploring the Gesar myth. BONUS!: Everyone who attends the live session on August 8th will receive a 30%-off discount code to purchase Taming of the Demons courtesy of Shambhala Publications. To learn more about the book from Shambhala Publications, click here. To learn more about the Shambhala Online and Karme Choling's Gesar teachings, click here.
ABOUT THE TEACHERS
Jane Hawes became a student of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in the 1970s and is a member of the Light of Berotsana Translation Group. Hawes began studying Tibetan in the 1990s with the late Robin Kornman. David Shapiro became a student of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in the 1970s and is a member of the Light of Berotsana Translation Group. He is the author of Gesar of Ling: A Bardic Tale from the Snow Land of Tibet.
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