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And so for all future time this means of deliverance shall be effectual tor the purpose designed as year by year the offerings are presented according to the form delivered by Buddha. Question: What are some of the beliefs that you hold that offer comfort in a time of loss? Kagyu came into being in the mid 11th century, and had many sub sects in its later development. If you like to become a member you are welcome to make a seperate payment of 250:- to the same account We will us “Transforming Adversity into Joy And Courage” by Geshe Jampa Tegchok as our studybook.

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