The Inner Science of Buddhist Practice: Vasubhandu's Summary

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In Bhotan an edition is printed at Punakha; 3 and I have heard of a Kumbum (Mongolian) edition, and of one printed at Pekin. Rainer Maria Rilke said that our deepest fears are like dragons guarding our deepest treasure. I teetered between a four and five star review and went with five because it is just such an anomaly. In Tibetan Buddhism, a mandala is an imaginary palace that is contemplated during meditation. Which has been translated by Csoma thus :— " No vice is to be committed; Every virtue must be perfectly practised; The mind must be brought under entire subjection.

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