Occult Tibet: Secret Practices of Himalayan Magic

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Bendall has suggested to me, for it is foreign to the principles of Buddha. Smaller mounted wheels can be spun by the heat rising from a flame or by steam from a stove, or placed on a tabletop to be spun by hand. So every time you do ten malas (1000 mantras), you push up the spacer for thousands. At Mich times as the whole of the priests who are present engage in chanting in chorus, the cord is untwined, and each priest takes hold of it, thus making the communication complete between each of the officiating priests, the relic, and the interior walls of the building."

Pages: 240

Publisher: Llewellyn Publications (April 8, 2002)

ISBN: 0738700673

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