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Lhakpa Norbu (2008). founded by Shantarakshita. Imperial Art in Early Fifteenth Century China. She invites us to be fascinated, as she is, by paradox. But, after all, such relics are no more spurious than the innumerable "bits of the true cross/' holy coats, and keys of St. D., Brigade-Surgeon, Indian Medical Service. See entries under "Buddhism" in main database. Dem-ch'ok. 8 Om! hrih ha-ha hum hum Bodhitse. And the succeeding rows of squares are those of the Life, Body, Power, Luck, and Intelligence series, each with its appropriate series of coloured elements.

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