The Aspiration Prayer of Mahamudra

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The most important visual aid is the mandala, which displays an intricate pattern of symbolic figures. Introductory Comparison of Hinayana and Mahayana (http://www. p.ntu. ^ Pabongka Rinpoche. Rehabilitating Dignāga's Criterion for what is Perceptually Evident" Panel 2 — 9 to noon: Yogācāra Roy Tzohar (Tel Aviv University): "Enjoy the Silence: The Relation between Non-Conceptual Awareness and Inexpressibility According to Some Yogācāra Sources" Panel 3 — 2 to 4: Sūtra and Abhidharma Ching Keng (National Chengchi University, Taiwan): "Does the Cognition of Blueness-cum-Yellowness Involve Vikalpa?"

Pages: 134

Publisher: Zhyisil Chokyi Publications (2003)

ISBN: 1877294209

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