The Pocket Dalai Lama (Shambhala Pocket Classics)

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The right to freedom of religious belief is recognized under article 36 of China’s constitution. The less intellectual labour diligently in field or farm and in trading for the benefit of their monastery; or they collect the rents and travel from village to village begging for their parent monas- tery, or as tailors, cobblers, printers, etc. The monasteries in Sikhim are mean and almost devoid of any arti-ti.- interest. 1 Schlaq., 178, who there translates the historical document on the founding of Bimis; Csoua's <4ra., p. 508; Cunningham's Laddi,309. -• Hist.

Pages: 144

Publisher: Shambhala; Poc edition (October 8, 2002)

ISBN: 1590300017

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