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This kind of divination is used especially in sickness, hence it is called " medicinal." I am always certain to find exactly what I am looking for in your merchandise. After her expulsion from college, Ruby Goldenberg virtually disappeared for more than twenty years. Method & Theory in the Study of Religion, 6/1 (1994), pp. 35-61. Here it should be stressed that even after the introduction of writing, these oral traditions continued to be a significant element in the transmission of Tibetan culture, in part due to the Buddhist assumption that authentic religious truths are most profoundly conveyed not through writing, but in direct communications between master and disciple.

Pages: 120

Publisher: Shambhala Publications (February 19, 2013)


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