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Does Buddhism advocate for renunciation of the world? 6. Through arduous practices, concentrated meditation, and deep reflection he became a fully awakened being – a Buddha. Kuvera, the lord of wealth in the Vedic culture, is Kuvera Vaishravana in Buddhism. Advice from a Spiritual Friend, Geshes Dhargyey and Rabten, includes commentary by Geshe Rabten, Wisdom Publications, 1986. But the king should not punish out of anger or a desire for revenge.

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