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Another image of the consumption of religious ideas and practice is to be found in the expression, taken from the domain of restaurants and catering "religion à la carte" by Jean-Louis Schlegel, Religions à la carte (Paris: Hachette, 1995). There are indications that Dzogchen is a practice that is hundreds of years older than Buddhism itself, but it has been incorporated as advanced techniques into the practices of Tibetan Buddhism. Tibet becomes the perfect civilization, pristine, timeless, harmonious and holy as the home of true Buddhism and a true utopia.

Pages: 196

Publisher: Mantra Books; Reprint edition (February 8, 2013)


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