Thoughts On Buddhism

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The Sakyapa school of Tibetan Buddhism began in 1073 and is a combination of tantric teachings, vajrayana teachings and logic. May whoever sees, hears, talks, or even thinks about this website, Never be born in the lower realms, Receive only perfect human rebirths, Meet a perfectly qualified spiritual Guide, Quickly achieve the fully enlightened state, And as a Buddha, lead all other beings to enlightenment. No previous experience with Buddhism or meditation is required to attend, and questions are always encouraged.

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Publisher: Cbc Radio Canada; Abridged edition (February 28, 2005)

ISBN: 0660193787

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