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Article Title

Tibetan Buddhism

Document Type

Research Paper

Abstract

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"Upon entering the Amitabha Foundation for the Sunday gathering at ten o’clock in the morning I noticed colorful prayer flags from the facade on the front of the house that distinguish it is a center of Tibetan Buddhism culture in Rochester’s east side. Entering the house I was greeted by the director of the center, Frank Howard. My first instructions were to take off my shoes and place them in a closet. He gave me two books titled “The Thirty- Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas” and a “Prayer Book”. He directed me to a closet where pillows are located and indicated that members usually take two, one to sit on and one to place the books on in front of them."

First Page

33

Last Page

42

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