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It featured the expansion of Tibetan Buddhism and an increased interest in the Tantric aspect of Tibetan Buddhism, Fine Tibetan Jewelry & Tibetan Buddhist Jewelry. At first the Buddha did not think that women would be able to live the ascetic life that the monks were following, and in general there were doubts about the feasibility of women joining what was then an order of monks. Sskumdun. * Gyal-tshab. » Sa-Kyon. e de-sid ' bsTan-rgyas-glin. 8 Kun-'dus glin 9 Tse-mch'og gift. 10 Ts'a-mo-glin.

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