Introduction to Gesar of Ling

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Introduction to Gesar of Ling

by Adam Pearcey

Gesar of Ling (Tib. གླིང་གེ་སར་, Wyl. gling ge sar) — a legendary warrior king who is invoked as a protector of the teachings.

Further Reading

  • Samuel, Geoffrey, "The Gesar Epic of East Tibet" in Cabezón and Jackson, Tibetan Literature: Studies in Genre, Ithaca: Snow Lion, 1996

  • Stein, R.A, "Introduction to the Ge-sar Epic" in Tibet Journal, Vol. VI, No.1, 1981

  • Penick, Douglas J., The Warrior Song of King Gesar, Mountain Treasury Press, 2013, ISBN 978-0974597461