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Surviving the Dragon: A Tibetan Lama's Account of 40 Years

Surviving the Dragon: A Tibetan Lama's Account of 40 Years

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And according to the colour and quality of the flame and mode of burning is determined the fate of the spirit of deceased, and this process usually discovers the necessity for further courses of worship. 1 The ashes of this burned paper are carefully collected in a plate and are then mixed with clay to form one or more miniature ( aityas named Sa-tsch'a. 2 One of these is retained for the 1 The directions for noting and interpreting the signs of this burning paper are con- tained in a small pamphlet which I have translated, entitled: " The mo

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Introducing Tibetan Buddhism (World Religions)

Introducing Tibetan Buddhism (World Religions)

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Gyalwang Je Kunga Paljor (rgyal dbang rje kun dga' dpal 'byor) [1428-1476] who received teachings from the most renowned lamas of his age and became a great author and teacher. They are of four kinds: (1) celestial, guarding the mansions of the gods; (2) aerial, causing winds to blow and rain to fall for human benefit; (3) earthly, marking out the courses of the rivers and streams; (4) guardians of hidden treasures, watching the wealth concealed from mortals. Lines are then drawn through the center dot to the four corners, creating triangular geometric patterns.

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A Meditation Manual: Śamathā and Vipaśyanā in the Mahāmudrā

A Meditation Manual: Śamathā and Vipaśyanā in the Mahāmudrā

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These hideous creations of Tantrism were eagerly accepted by the Lamas in the tenth century, and since then have formed a most essential part of Lamaism; and their terrible images fill the country and figure prominently in the sectarian divisions. Such forms of meditation should be undertaken in a sustained and concerted manner. More than 6,000 monasteries were destroyed and 100,000 Tibetans fled to India, Nepal, and Bhutan.

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No Time to Lose: A Timely Guide to the Way of the

No Time to Lose: A Timely Guide to the Way of the

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All qualities are in your heart. It was introduced in the 7th century during the reign of Songtsen Gampo in Tibet. The authorities do admit to “mistakes,” particularly during the 1966-76 Cultural Revolution when the persecution of religious beliefs reached a high tide in both China and Tibet. Presence of superfluous abracadabra bits. it mesmerizes.[26] present the linguistic view of mantras. claims Staal. and the language used to start and assist this process manifested as mantra.

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Path to Enlightenment in Tibetan Buddhism

Path to Enlightenment in Tibetan Buddhism

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She wrote of her experiences in several books, still popular and available, such as Magic and Mystery in Tibet. Photo: after Essen/Thingo 1989. second half of 12th century. Long live EXOTIC INDIA and its employees A very thorough and beautiful website and webstore. To an outsider they can seem mystical or even odd, but these are the paths to enlightenment and spiritual salvation. The transformative enlightenment experience is recounted in the various religions.

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The Influence of Yogacara on Mahamudra

The Influence of Yogacara on Mahamudra

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If you were to compare all these texts, it would become very clear that the view of emptiness as expounded by Nagarjuna has to be understood in terms of dependent arising. Goldstein, The Snow Lion and the Dragon, 47-48. Since images and other manifestations of the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas are to be regarded as no different from them in nature, making offerings such as are made to the mandala deities in the consecration rituals is equivalent to making offerings to the Buddhas.

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The Land of the Lamas Notes of a Journey Through China

The Land of the Lamas Notes of a Journey Through China

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London. page 10-11 24. quote: Mantra Yoga (chanting). He has been Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai fellow at the Research Institute for Buddhist Culture at Ryukoku University in Kyoto and visiting fellow at Kyoto University's Institute for Research in Humanities. I am willing to share my experience of the whole environment of life with my fellow pilgrims, my fellow searchers, those who walk with me; but I am not willing to lean on them in order to gain support.

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When the Clouds Part: The Uttaratantra and Its Meditative

When the Clouds Part: The Uttaratantra and Its Meditative

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The mirror of fore-knowledge is suspended from his neck. Two out of the five or seven bowls should be filled with rice heaped up into a small cone; but as this must be daily re- newed by fresh rice, which in Tibet is somewhat expensive, fresh water is usually employed instead. As a result of this, they might have had high realizations and visions and so may have received tantric teachings. Chöjé Marpa spent five years with Phagmo Drupa Dorje Gyalpo (1110–1170). and the texts composed by such Martsang Kagyu masters as Chöjé Marpa and his pupil.

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Eye to Form is Only Love: A Journal of 100 Days

Eye to Form is Only Love: A Journal of 100 Days

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Also, although all four schools emphasize the Mahayana teachings of compassion and bodhisattvahood, these teachings are most central to the Gelug school. Here also may be mentioned the loaded dice used in " The scape-goat ceremony," see the chapter on festivals. Lamas, tulkus, and Geshes have made an enormous contribution to the flowering of Tibetan Buddhism all over the world, aided by hundreds of thousands of students and disciples. That bare experience was viewed as "physical reality."

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Bringing the Teachings Alive Crystal Mirror 4

Bringing the Teachings Alive Crystal Mirror 4

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The Nine Mewa 3 are arranged in the form of a quadratic square or circle, and the figures usually, as in a magic square, so disposed as to give the same total in all directions. We can add separate counters on the mala to keep track of higher numbers. At this point the experience is the same whether the practitioner is male or female. This religion is largely based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, who is popularly known as Gautama Buddha. Towns and their water-supply is becoming a clamant grievance.

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