Luminous Essence: A Guide to the Guhyagarbha Tantra

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Their teaching known as Path and Fruit describes 'causal tantra' as the fundamental ground and the practitioner is trained to understand the significance and meaning of this fundamental ground in order to attain a perception of everything as pure and divine. Milo Connick Chair of Religious Studies at Whittier College. The interpretation of Buddha�s teaching was that it was OK to buy and eat meat if the being wasn�t killed directly for you. Although I am using this ordinary term, sexual climax, it does not imply the ordinary sexual act.

Pages: 272

Publisher: Snow Lion; 1st edition (June 16, 2009)

ISBN: 1559393270

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