The Perfect Mirror: Reflections on Truth and Illusion

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Faith could be simple-minded, trusting, blind faith, or it could be definite confidence which cannot be destroyed. Sans-rgyas sman-gyi Ma Bediirya'i 'Od-Kyi rgyal-po, or, " King of beryl-light, the supreme physician Buddha." Below is a quote from Venerable Gyaltrul Rinpoche: “The basic principles and precepts of all true religions are very pure. In my presentation I will introduce some canonical textual traditions on the matter, discuss their contemporary interpretations and applications, and discuss the actual state-of-affairs in the Tibetan and Theravada traditions, interpreting the ordination as Buddhist nun as legal act and as a transformative rite de passage respectively.

Pages: 213

Publisher: Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive (June 24, 2015)

ISBN: B010E2QWWI

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