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Tibetan Zen: Discovering a Lost Tradition

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Methods for achieving such a state of liberation enable us to overcome ignorance, which is the root cause of our spinning in the cycle existence. Three large monasteries were quickly established near Lhasa: at Dga'ldan (Ganden) in 1409, 'Bras-spungs (Drepung) in 1416, and Se-ra in 1419. It describes ten topics about which many people are unaware or misunderstand about Buddhism. Therefore, lacking any independent nature, phenomena are dependent. And when, despite the execu- tion of all this costly worship, sickness still happens, it necessitates the further employment of Lamas, and the recourse by the more wealthy to a devil-dancer or to a special additional horoscope by the Lama.

Pages: 176

Publisher: Snow Lion (August 25, 2015)

ISBN: 1559394463

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