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Fearing that the Chinese government would kill him, the Dalai Lama fled from Tibet to India with thousands of followers, where he was welcomed by Indian Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. The answer to this question has been given by the Dzogchen master Tenpai Nyima. For removing 1 This Log-men or " Reversed + downwards '" is a more abstruse calculation according to the saying: — " skyes-pa pu-yi stag t'og nas lo grans t'ur, " bud-med ma-yi sprel-t'og nas lo grans gyen." One day, a monk who did not believe that women could attain Enlightenment, told her that she should pray to be born in a male body in her next life in order to become Enlightened, and thus able to benefit others.

Pages: 144

Publisher: Bulfinch Press; 1 edition (October 1997)

ISBN: 0821223224

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