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Its focus is achieving concentration through meditation and bodhisattva practices. ESTABLISHED CHURCH OR GE-LUG-PA. 59 He was probably, as Hue notes, 1 influenced by the Roman Catholic priests, who seem to have been settled near the place of his birth. Finally he saw a small house with strangely shaped guttering. His mask was dark with yawning mouth to mean ecstasy. D., and effectually stamped Buddhism out of the country. Be sure to tell us which branch and sect is The Holy and Apostolic Buddhism.

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Publisher: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA) (April 14, 2015)

ISBN: B00W50EW34

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