Lighting the Way

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Learn how to apply each to help us overcome obstacles, generate wisdom and create positive conditions for now and the future. It certainly helped Tibet establish friendship with its neighbours and unexpectedly opened doors to vast treasures of knowledge. These ritualized feasts were a faint echo from the pre-Buddhist past when divinities were appeased with burnt offerings of sacrificial victims. In the text of these edicts, which has been translated by Dr.

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Publisher: Snow Lion Publications (March 17, 2005)

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