Gem of Wisdom for Daily Reflection: 

The Truth about Taking Refuge

His Holiness Penor Rinpoche giving Refuge Vows to students in Taiwan

In ‘The Truth About Taking Refuge', Lama Dondrup Dorje explains the Reasons for Taking Refuge in the Three Jewels - the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha; the powers and qualities of Lord Buddha, and the commitments which one undertakes by going for refuge. Lama Dondrup Dorje concludes by describing the ten virtues, which form the basis of practice for those who have taken refuge.

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