The Karmapas and Their Mahamudra Forefathers: An Illustrated

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Om dhrung svaha The purification mantra of the mother Namgyalma. D.), the first Tibetan ruler to be converted to Buddhism. It does not give him authority over the four religious schools of Tibet other than his own, “just as calling the U. Yu-drun-Nih-po acquired divine knowledge. 10. D., although followers of this vehicle would argue a much earlier date of birth. It must sullice to say that those who have occupied themselves with this curious problem will be interested in the solution here offered for their acceptance." — Spectator.

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Publisher: Wisdom Publications; Ill edition (September 13, 2016)

ISBN: 1614292809

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