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However, this means that the sound clips do not match the written pronunciation. However, the Ladakhi pronunciation in the sound clips here is closer to the spelling and, presumably, closer to the "original" pronunciation.
In some important places there are big differences from most English translations I have seen, most notably the crucial passage in which Chenrezig is asked how a man should be "taught," but answers instead "thus shall he see" and immediately makes the core statement of Buddhist metaphysics: Nevertheless, this is how people speak and how the sutra is read in that country.
The speed of Gelek's recitation also helps keep the sound files small. The Tibetan Phonetics, which appear above each line of Tibetan script, are a simplification of Lhasa standard Tibetan.
Many words are standard "technical terms," the Tibetan words being intended as equivalents of Sanskrit terms, and require explanation--for example "form" and "void. The further you go west, the fewer silent letters there are. Thanks for the reports!
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