Pabongka Rinpoche

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From Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand

Geshe Potowa said if you do not think about death, you will ignore this life. If you do not ignore this life, you will be influenced by the eight worldly concerns: being happy if you receive gifts and unhappy if you do not; being happy if comfortable and unhappy if not; happy if famous and […]

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Magazine Meditation & Practice

Bowing: Tibetan Prostration

The benefits of prostrating are these. The Sutra for Classifying Karma mentions ten benefits—one will have a handsome body, a golden complexion, and so on. Other sutras say that one acquires the merit to become a world emperor for each atom in the ground covered by one’s body. The semi-prostration was discussed in the Tantras; […]

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