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He is warned of this by the text of the Bardo Thodol, and urged not to enter them, but to meditate upon the Clear Light instead; for it is still possible for him to achieve the third degree of liberation and avoid rebirth. It is merely a coarse Tantrik development of the Adi-Buddha theory combined with the puerile mysticisms of the Mantra- yana, and it attempts to explain creation and the secret powers of nature, by the union of the terrible Kali, not only with the Dhyani Buddhas, but even with Adi-Buddha himself.

Pages: 256

Publisher: Snow Lion (May 30, 2002)

ISBN: 1559391758

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