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By Vessantara

Why does Buddhism check with such a lot of Buddhas? who're they? What can they let us know approximately ourselves? during this inspiringly written publication we meet the historic and archetypal Buddhas who shape a part of the wealthy symbolism of Tibetan Buddhism. this is often an informative advisor for these new to Buddhism and a convenient reference for more matured practitioners. Vessantara, together with his 35 years of meditation event, combines the ability of tale telling with sensible tips and succeeds in bringing the Buddhas and their visualization practices to life.

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