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Buddhist Meditation for Beginners [With Earbuds] (Playaway

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Having turned his back on mortification, Gautama devoted the final phase of his quest to a combination of rigorous thought and mystic concentration along the lines of raja yoga. The term perahera, primarily meaning "procession," signifies a popular Buddhist ceremony replete with many rituals, commencing and culminating respectively with the kap-planting and the water-cutting ceremonies. These narrations give the student of Nyungne the important background and moreover the mindset needed to engage in the practice.

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Publisher: Findaway World (September 1, 2009)

ISBN: 1615748520

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