Gem of Wisdom for Daily Reflection: 

The Buddhist Perspective on Tobacco

Medical Thangka depicting Poisons

In the Audio Teaching ‘The Buddhist Perspective of Tobacco’, Lama Dondrup Dorje gives a teaching based on the Terma and prediction of Chogyal Ratna, Sangay Lingpa, Rinzin Godem, Dundul Dorje and other great masters. The teaching explains the origin of tobacco and other drugs, the negative influences of the Four Maras, and the harm caused by tobacco, which brings war, famine, disease and chaos to the world, and separates those who are users of tobacco from ever attaining any understanding of the Dharma, leading them to take rebirth in the lower realms.

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