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P a p h e n of the Potala administration.59). Om is like the opening of our arms to embrace all that lives and exists. In general, there are mundane and supra?mundane Dharma protectors, both of their main "functions" are to dispel practitioners' inner and outer hindrances. At the age of four the child assumes the monkish garb and ton- sure, and receives a religious name, and is duly enthroned at Potala in great state and under Chinese auspices, as shown from the annexed state paper: — " Memorial dated the 18th day of the 4th month of the 22nd year of Tao Kwang (27th May, 1842), reporting the conclusion of the ceremony of enthronement of the embodiment of the Dalai Lama " In obedience to these commands, Your servants proceeded on the 13th day of the 4th month in company with the Chany-Chia Hut'uklitfu (the Pekin metropolitan) and the chancellor, followed by their subor- dinate functionaries, the hut'ukhtfu, Lamas, and Tibetan officials, to the monastery on mount Jih-kia, for the purpose of escorting the Dalai Lama's embodiment down the mountain to the town of Chih-ta-hwang- pu, on the east of Lassa, where his abode was temporarily established.

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Publisher: Snow Lion Publications; Cdr edition (January 19, 1999)

ISBN: 1559391111

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