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By Traktung Dudjom Lingpa

Own memoirs should not unusual in Tibetan Buddhism, yet A transparent reflect offers an strange version: 3 degrees of religious teachings, conveying outer, internal, and sophisticated points of knowledge, that provide readers complete entry to the wealthy lifetime of one in all Vajrayana Buddhism’s most precious figures. Dudjom Lingpa (1835–1904) was once a Tibetan visionary and nice Perfection grasp, or tertön, a revealer of religious treasures known as terma hidden within the Earth and within the minds of disciples. Dujdom Lingpa is popular for his revelations on “refining perception” or Nang Jang, and, via dream yoga, trance, and visions, for transmitting the “mindstream” of a couple of enlightened religious beings, equivalent to Sri Singha, Saraha, Vajradhara, and Manjushri, whose knowledge he bought and stocks during this e-book.

A transparent reflect
reveals what excessive lamas regard as so much sacred and intimate: non secular evolution through the lens of an innermost visionary lifestyles. Lingpa recounts each one step of his personal enlightenment process—from studying the best way to meditate to the top tantric practices—as he skilled them. A transparent replicate is a non secular event that still comprises daily meditation recommendation, designed for the lay reader in addition to the extra pro practitioner, during this evocative unique translation.

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Vegetarian India has not been strong enough to dispel continuous foreign aggressions. Hindus have almost no protein to eat, and due to fanaticism they indulge in a starch-predominant diet, and therefore die thin and early in life. Animals live longer than human beings in India. As a temporary measure, present-day India needs to eat lamb, goat, and fowl until she can get enough milk or meat substitutes. Lamb has been found to agree better with the chemical elements in man’s body than any other form of meat.

Repeat three times a day, or any time you feel weak and nervous. For strengthening the eyes: Exhale and hold breath out. Close your eyes, contracting the eyelids and brows very lightly. Hold contraction of eyes, with concentration, counting 1 to 20, then release contraction of eyelids. Inhale. Repeat seven times, morning and night. x x x Vitalize the Body with Life Force Affirmation to Practice after All Yogoda Exercises O Eternal Energy! Awaken within me conscious will, conscious vitality, conscious health.

In this manner dreams can be induced. x x x For Healthy Teeth Why disobey God’s little laws that govern the body beautiful? You take your lunch, give your lips a hasty napkin rub, and rush out feeling that everything is all right. But what about your teeth—why deny them a cleansing shower bath after they have worked so hard for you? Diseased teeth produce many ills. The Hindu pundits say to rinse your mouth with water ten times after each meal if you have no toothbrush handy. x x x Healthy Living Besides exercise, pure air, sunshine, and right eating, the rules for happy, healthy living include the mental habits of heartfelt smiles, creative activity, concentration, good character, and keeping good company.

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