Wellsprings of the Great Perfection

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I have taught and practised Buddhism, and Meditation for many years. The Mahayanist Vietnamese, the Theravada Buddhists of Laos and Kampuchea, the Chinese Mahayana Buddhists of Singapore and Hong Kong, and the Vajrayana Tibetan Buddhism all had impacts on Australia’s practicing Buddhists. The Minion; arc fresh and rigorous in tone, and evidently come from preachers who were thoroughly in touch with iluir youthful audience, and who generally with much acuteness and skill grappled with the spiritual and intellectual difficulties besetting nowadays the University career."— Church 'J'ii/f s.

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Publisher: Rangjung Yeshe Publications; 1St Edition edition (November 27, 2012)

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