Reason and Experience in Tibetan Buddhism: Mabja Jangchub

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One of the beginning practices in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition is called shinay or tranquility meditation and it helps us train the mind to become more focused, and calm so we can experience true tranquility and openness of the mind. The fourth hunter entreated the others to stop ill-treating him and leave him alone as he did indeed seem to be a real lama for showing such forbearance over his ill treatment. His attributes are a sack, a rosary in his right hand and a peach in his left, while little urchins or goblins play around him.

Pages: 168

Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (December 20, 2013)

ISBN: 0415722462

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