1. What role does demon-taming play in the Life Story of Padmasambhava? Cite two examples with page
    numbers and elaborate upon what, in these instances, demon-taming entails. Does it convey something about
    the relationship of Buddhism to the landscape and to the spirit world?
  2. What does this biography tell us about the relationship between Buddhism and kingship in Tibet? Cite at
    least one example in your response.

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