Sutra of Golden Light

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We should also note that souls in this bardo are thought to be very sensitive to the thoughts and attitudes of those they knew during life. Traditionally this is hung in a monastery or on a family altar and also carried by lamas in ceremonial processions. A large branch of this monastery is Na-s'i, 1 not far distant from its parent. As students of the Buddha’s teachings, we know that a fulfilling life does not come to us simply by wishful thinking.

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Publisher: Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition, Inc. (April 21, 2015)


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