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The word '''''la''''' ([[Wyl.]] ''bla'') means 'above' or 'higher' and is sometimes translated as 'spirit'. The ''la'' is what remains behind when a person dies, while the life-force is what ends and the consciousness is what proceeds to take rebirth.  
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The word '''''la''''' (Tib. བླ་, [[Wyl.]] ''bla'') means 'above' or 'higher' and is sometimes translated as 'spirit'. The ''la'' is what remains behind when a person dies, while the life-force is what ends and the consciousness is what proceeds to take rebirth.  
  
 
==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==
 
*Khenpo Kartar Rinpoche, ''Karma Chakme's Mountain Dharma'', Vol. II (Woodstock: KTD Publications, 2006), p.88.
 
*Khenpo Kartar Rinpoche, ''Karma Chakme's Mountain Dharma'', Vol. II (Woodstock: KTD Publications, 2006), p.88.
  
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Latest revision as of 19:33, 17 August 2017

The word la (Tib. བླ་, Wyl. bla) means 'above' or 'higher' and is sometimes translated as 'spirit'. The la is what remains behind when a person dies, while the life-force is what ends and the consciousness is what proceeds to take rebirth.

Further Reading

  • Khenpo Kartar Rinpoche, Karma Chakme's Mountain Dharma, Vol. II (Woodstock: KTD Publications, 2006), p.88.