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To learn more, follow the menu across the top or click the "Calendar and Events" to see our listing of current teachings and special events! Because Buddhism had taught her to detach herself from her sufferings by realizing that all things are impermanent, and because this view of suffering had not brought comfort to her, she decided to seek answers concerning her sufferings by reading the Gospels. Bardo Thodol means “liberation by hearing on the after death plane”, it was originally written in the Tibetan and is meant to be a guide […] An Introduction to Mahamudra Meditation by The Venerable Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche Geshe Lharampa is an important guide to the technique.

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Publisher: Lotus Lake Publishing; 1 edition (October 12, 2009)


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