Opening the Mind and Generating A Good Heart

Opening the Mind and Generating A Good Heart

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In sketching the details of the curriculum of the Lama, I give the outlines of the course followed in the greatest of the monastic colleges of the established church of Tibet — the Gre-lug-pa — as related to me by Lama-graduates of these institutions, namely, of De-pung, Sera, Gah-ldan, and Tashi-lhunpo, as these set the high standard which other monasteries of all sects try to follow, and marked departures from this standard are indicated in a subsequent note.
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Pema Chodron 2016 Wall Calendar

Pema Chodron 2016 Wall Calendar

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Arahatiam, 105, 137, 376 Archbishop, 187. Yet Karma-s'ar too receives some direct countenance from Or rKar-ma-K'yi 482 SORCERY AND NECROMANCY. government, for on the seventh month of each year its sorcerer proceeds to Serra and delivers there his fore-warnings of portend- ing danger to the church and state for the forthcoming year. The gods wage war with the Titans, who, as we have seen, are constantly trying to seize some of the precious fruit of the great Yoii-du sa-tol (Skt., Pdrijdta 1 ) tree, or " tree of the concentrated essence of earth's products," whose branches are in heaven, but whose roots are in their country.
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Art of Enlightenment (Tibetan Art and Culture)

Art of Enlightenment (Tibetan Art and Culture)

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D. in History of Religions in 1996 from The University of Chicago Divinity School. She had never called Kootie that. "Gelugpa," she went on, "yellow-hatted monk! Urgyen Samten Ling means “Guru Rinpoche’s Place of Meditation.” Guru Rinpoche, also known as Padmasambhava, is recognized as the second Buddha of our time. This also steers your energy in a very positive direction first thing in the morning. Every one <>t us bears upon liim obvious marks of his parentage, perhaps oi remoter relationships.
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Teachers of Enlightenment: The Refuge Tree of the Western

Teachers of Enlightenment: The Refuge Tree of the Western

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When she grew up she became a Yogini and resided near present day Parphing, in the mountains just outside the Kathmandu Valley. In every action there is a reaction and we ourselves control those things. On this Nan-sa became more cheerful, and giving more alms to the devotees, bowed down before them and requested their blessings. White, in his census of Sikhim in March, 1891, gives the population roughly as: — Lepchas ... ... ... 5,800 Bhotiyas ... ..'. ... 4,700 Nepalese, etc. ... ... ... 19,500 30,000 As the Nepalese, who are of very recent immigration, are all professing Hindus, the Lamas are now dependent on the Bhotiyas and Lepchas for support; and we thus get a proportion of one Lamaist priest to every tenor eleven of the indigenous population.
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Chod Practice In The Bon Tradition

Chod Practice In The Bon Tradition

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It is distinguished by the use of esoteric rituals and other practices, especially tantra. Hence Phu Dorje, Ang Dorje (young Dorje) and Nima Dorje (Monday Dorje) or, more usually, Dorje. Historical records indicate that furniture was typically not present in Tibetan households & what furniture did exist, was at monasteries. To help the situation, we should avoid actions that are un-virtuous (or perhaps a better expression is unskilful) such as those that are motivated through anger, lust, greed, confusion or ignorance To untangle the web of consequences, we ought to perfect the three forms of action -- mental, verbal, and physical by: and not diminishing mindfulness or adding to confusion by indulging in intoxicants.
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Machig Labdron And The Foundations Of Chod

Machig Labdron And The Foundations Of Chod

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Members are expected to consult with leaders about most decisions, including those concerning work, child rearing, whether or not to visit relatives, etc. This was precisely the opportunity Milarepa had been waiting for. His father, Mila-shes-rab-rgyai- mts'an, was a wealthy merchant of the K'un-po clan of Uru-chan-ch'og, and his mother was Gyan-tsa dkar-rgyan. A. lib.: BQ 8912 K6 M52] Nakamura Hajime 中村元. The papers (63 in 2006) on archaeology and architecture. ritual and secular art.coveries and studies to follow. who both were organising the first Beijing International Conference on Tibetan Archaeology and Art in 2002.
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The Blooming of a Lotus: Revised Edition of the Classic

The Blooming of a Lotus: Revised Edition of the Classic

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Behind Barbarella’s, street parking also available) Please bring cushion if you have it. Bower makes no attempt to hide the fact that he is concerned mainly with the prospects of British trade with Tibet (mainly the tea trade) and the means of opening up this trade via a military expedition. One of the Nd-ch'u h sorcerer's responses which I have seen bears a circular red seal of crossed thunderbolts. Among Tibetan Texts: History and Literature of the Himalayan Plateau. by Sharpa Tulku (1982).
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