Tibetan Buddhist Nuns: History, Cultural Norms and Social

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E. the Site of Enlightenment.: A History of Tibetan Painting. Read with a critical eye and cross reference. (In my personal experience, with books as well as my real life Lama, cross referencing helps me to clarify my own understanding, as well as sort out anything I may have misunderstood.) Some quotes from the Dalai Lama shared on June 1st, 1997 while visiting children in Denver, Colorado. Over a number of days, they fill in the design with millions of grains of colored sand.

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Publisher: Oxford University Press (March 8, 1990)

ISBN: 8200028461

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