Music in the Sky offers a series of the Karmapa's profound teachings, an extensive selection of his poetry, and a detailed account of his life and flight from his homeland. The amazing teaching and writing skills evident in this work-particularly in light of the fact that the Karmapa is still only 17 years old-will captivate readers. Music in the Sky presents a definitive portrait of the Seventeenth Karmapa, strengthened and illuminated by an authoritative depiction of his place in one of the world's most revered lines of spiritual teachers.
"An emanation of the Buddha of compassion, the Gyalwa Karmapa engages in all the enlightened activities of the Buddha. The present Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, is the seventeenth in the line of the Karmapa's incarnations. Even at his young age, he is bene
About the Author(s)
Michele Martin has been a Buddhist practitioner for over thirty years and has spent the last fifteen years based in Nepal and India studying with Tibetan lamas and working as a translator of oral and written Tibetan. Her publications include numerous translations from Tibetan. Her publications include numerous translations from Tibetan. Her publications include numerous translations from Tibetan texts on philosophy and meditation, and also articles on Buddhism. For the last two years she has been translating for the Karmapa and currently lives in New York.