Pema Chodron 2010 Mini Calendar: Awakening the Heart

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A human life has been described as being like a visit to an island of jewels – the opportunities we have for personal growth, compared with other beings, are abundant and easy to find. This not only aids the dead, but enables the living practitioner to gain a real experience of the bardo, before they themselves enter it. Beijing 1. mudra of his right hand (Bhaiíajyaguru)! 86 87 85 Galerie Jacques Barrère. Conference Room, Institute of East Asian Studies, 2223 Fulton Street, 6th floor In Escape from Evil, Ernest Becker famously declared that "evil comes from man's urge to heroic victory over evil."

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