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The Perfect Jewel: Sacred Chants Of Tibet by The Gyuto Monks Tantric Choir 00:00 Initiation Ceremony of Guhyasamaja Tantra; 05:40 Offering of Seven Royal Emblems; 14:14 Consecration Ceremony of Yamantaka „Raining Good Fortune“; 25:43 Eighty Thousand Obstructions 28:02 Offering of Tea; 29:32 Mahakala Chanting; 47:41 Praise and Request to Kalarupa

Gyuto (Tibetan རྒྱུད་སྟོད་ , Wylie rGyud sTod) was founded in 1475 by Jetsun Kunga Dhondup and is one of the main tantric colleges of the Gelug tradition. In Tibet, monks who had completed their geshe studies would be invited to join Gyuto or Gyume, another tantric institution, to receive a firm grounding in vajrayana practice. Both of these monasteries used to be in Lhasa, Tibet, but they have been re-established in India. At the time of the Chinese invasion in 1950, about 1000 monks were part of the monastery. On 21 March 1959, soon after the 14th Dalai Lama had left Lhasa for exile in India, Ramoche was a focus of military operations by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army…

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