Vajra Wisdom: Deity Practice in Tibetan Buddhism

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Come when you have the mind and time to sit with learned Geshe gaining training and techniques that when put into practice will allow you to adopt a new right mental outlook, enhanced with proper motivation. Better able to deal with things improving the capacity to deal with stressful situations and even uncomfortable physical conditions. Provides a detailed biography, photos and an excerpt from his 1989 Nobel Prize speech.

Pages: 256

Publisher: Snow Lion (April 8, 2013)

ISBN: 1559393971

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