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Though the documentary evidence is admittedly scarce. there were documents concerning sokui kanji?and the emperor belonging to Daikaku-ji. Student and teacher are yoked in a special relationship of confidence and trust. Although individual texts are extant, no complete canon has survived in Sanskrit. This is the consciousness which comes into contact with the sense-base. The Mahavamsa refers to similar ceremonies held by his successors as well.

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Publisher: Shambhala (July 26, 2016)

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