The Way of the White Clouds

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CELESTIAL BODHISATS. 355 sats, or the saints, are referred by me to the end of the pantheon, though the Lamas usually place them above the dii minpres, and many of them next to the celestial Bodhisats themselves. We are happy to announce our 2016 fall programming. He raised its peak still higher (see figures b and c in annexed illustration), 1 In India the only need for a head-covering is as an occasional protection against the sun, but the Indian monk defends his shaven crown from the scorching sun by his palm-leaf fan. o 2 THE ORDER OF LAMAS. and lengthened its lappets in proportion to the rank of the wearer.

Pages: 704

Publisher: Overlook Books (August 29, 2006)

ISBN: 158567785X

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