The Compassionate Life

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We are the city centre branch of the world renowned Samye Ling Monastery, which was established in 1967 as the first Centre of Tibetan Buddhism in the West. The dress of the nuns generally resembles that of the monks. Calcutta, 1834. — Analysis of the Kah-gyur, etc. The Sakyas are the smallest school and have had the least impact in the West, whereas the Nyingmas, with their tradition of married lamas and their tradition of Dzogchen “Pure Awareness” meditation training, have had a distinct following.

Pages: 128

Publisher: Wisdom Publications; Reprint edition (June 15, 2001)

ISBN: 0861713788

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