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It is as if one climbs laboriously by foot on a steep path. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche's teaching "Heart Treasure of the Enlightened Ones," was given at Tibet House in New York in 1984 and published in the volume titled Essence of Buddhism: Teachings at Tibet House. If Buddhism already had, from the beginning, its establishment for the path of enlightenment and liberation, why did such concepts as the Great vehicle (Mahāyāna) and Small vehicle (Hīnayāna) subsequently arise in its history?

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Publisher: Padma Karpo Translation Committee (March 7, 2011)

ISBN: 9937903106

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