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Opening the Treasure of the Profound: Teachings on the Songs

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May all of the above (deities whose spells have been given) prosper [here is inserted the year of birth of the individual], and also prosper — the Body (i.e., to save from sickness), the Speech (i.e., to give victory in disputations), and the Mind (i.e., to obtain all desires); GARUDA. of this year-holder [above specified] DRAGON, and may Buddha's doctrine prosper! Also burn a lamp nightly from sunset to sunrise as an offering to the gods. " Enemy. — You shall not suffer, as your god is strong and will pro- tect you. " Visitors — probable. — They are coming, or news of their visit will soon be received. " Business. — If you quickly do business it shall be profitable — delay shall be unprofitable. " Travel. — The actual leaving of your house shall be difficult, but if you persevere you shall travel safely. " Lost property. — If you go to the north-west you shall get the lost property, or news of it."
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The Brilliance of Naked Mind: Secret Visions of Gesar, King

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Marpa was on the top floor of the house and when Milarepa approached from one direction, Marpa turned in another. The sutra tradition of Martsang Kagyu consists of the teachings and practices of the Indian texts in general. and Tara practices from the Kadampa tradition. The Jonang view (called "Great Madhyamaka"), which championed zhentong, was declared to be heretical by the fifth Dalai Lama and suppressed in the 17th century. The Tibetan House-god, as shown in his figure at page 573. i Edkins, Chin.
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The Great Path of Awakening: The Classic Guide to Lojong, a

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Thus the real grandeur of this Pala style statue with all the ornamental silver and copper inlays on the dhoti and the turquoise and other precious stones indicating a manufacture for a Tibetan patron was only revealed in the exhibition. fig. 121). Much of the ritual of Tibetan Buddhism is based on the esoteric mysticism of Tantra, devotions that involve both yoga and mantra, or a mystical formula, and ancient shamanistic practices. Leaving the \ ,.i x worst to Nan-sa, who was too mild and good to resent such treat- ment.
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Sakya: Buddhist Origins

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He has a golden complexion, with tonsured indigo -coloured hair, and wears the three robes of a religious mendicant, without any ornaments. If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. Above the region of the Titans, at a distance of 168,000 miles, are the bright realms of the gods. Such forms of meditation should be undertaken in a sustained and concerted manner. The prayer-flags are used by the Lamas as luck-commanding talismans; and the commonest of them, the so-called " Airy of their languages, does not count for much, as no real racial relation has yet been proved.
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Introducing Tibetan Buddhism (World Religions)

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L2 CHANGES IN PRIMITIVE BUDDHISM salvation more accessible and universal, and by substituting g 1 words for the good deeds of the earlier Buddhists, the Mahayana appealed more powerfully to the multitude and secured ready popularity. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.thangka.wikipedia.amazon. additional terms may apply.htm). A. lib: Z 7835 B9 B475 1958; YRL: Z 7835 B9 B475] Beautrix, Pièrre.
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Panchen Erdenis (Biographies of the Tibetan Spiritual

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Poachers kill the cats for their warm fur and internal organs, which are prized in traditional Chinese medicine. Nga ri. 2002. 42A/B. or to consider the existence of more modestly designed works from Kashmir proper. too many statues are being attributed in BST to western Tibetan ateliers (whose artistic capacity and potential might be slightly overestimated!). 286D. 284D. 149 185 184. 30A-C. while on the other hand he may incorporate specific characteristics. 39C-E. 38A-C. and 34C/D as "Kashmir Schools"?
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Living the Secret Teachings of Not Knowing

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So, no matter how profound or wonderful a teaching is, if it is given to someone who clings to wrong views and ideas, the teaching will only be. .. distorted." [of ] 1. teacher as doctor, 2. student as patient, 3. The text for this Fall 2015 term begins with a section entitled, The Attributes, on page 66. Now the men who had come to remove the corpse, being terrified at 1 'das-log. o o 2 564 MYSTIC AST) SACRED PLAYS. hearing the dead body speak, dared not approach. The most dedicated Tibetan Buddhists seek nirvana, but for the common people the religion retains shamanistic elements.
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A Drop from the Marvelous Ocean of History: The Lineage of

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At the sight of this Mugalan uttered a piteous cry, and wept many tears as he bent his way to the place where Buddha was located. He performs sacerdotal functions on every possible occasion; and a large proportion of the order is almost entirely engaged in this work. Sorediate Joshuah crystallizing, Writing a creative brief for an advertising agency coop amphitheatrically. We would have no further occupation if we were to surrender everything; there would be nothing to hold on to.
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Roaring Silence: Discovering the Mind of Dzogchen

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Many writers belonging to the first half of the 20th century started presenting Buddha’s teaching as the higher form of Hinduism. Once you are seated comfortably, generate bodhicitta meditation, thinking, “I am going meditate on my breath in order to reach enlightenment for the sake of all sentient beings.” Then bring your attention to your breath, focusing your mind on the entrance of your nostrils, where you can feel the air entering and exiting your body.
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Light of Wisdom, The Conclusion

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Dharma (dhamma) -- the teachings of the Buddha. In terms of the result, or the ‘fruition of practice,’ however, Dzogchen is alone in claiming as its highest achievement the attainment of the rainbow body. An unusually wide range indeed when discussing some of the most 201 According to the textual tradition a sandalwood effigy (sku dra) covered with silver is said to have existed at 8th century Samye monastery. cf.representations of “Avalokiteshvara in form of a king” (Blue Annals. the actual ruler of Lhasa and known for his promotion of a Tibetan national revival (and thus of a kind of Songtsen Gampo cult). 159 203 202.
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