Into the Jaws of Yama, Lord of Death: Buddhism, Bioethics,

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Sometimes when you meet a teacher you may just have the sense that this is the kindest person you ever met. Anyone can practice them, and there is absolutely no need to buy anything especially for learning it. Daniel Cozort explains that ’pho-ba (phowa) merely separates the coarse and subtle bodies without leading to the attainment of an “illusory body” (Tib. sgyu-lus). His Holiness Karma Kuchen Rinpoche works together with His Eminence Khentrul Gyangkhang Rinpoche (right) and His Eminence Mugsang Kuchen Rinpoche (left) to care for the Palyul Dharma centers worldwide.

Pages: 280

Publisher: State University of New York Press; 1 edition (July 20, 2006)

ISBN: 0791468321

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