The qualities of spiritual mentors and students

Part of a series of teachings on the Gomchen Lamrim by Gomchen Ngawang Drakpa.

  • Reading books and listening to teachings is good, but real Dharma practice is transforming the mind
  • How the topic of relying on a spiritual mentor can be misunderstood
    • Relying on the spiritual teacher is not about blind faith or worship of the teacher
  • The 10 qualities to look for in a spiritual mentor from the Ornament for Mahayana Sutras by Maitreya
  • The three characteristics of students who rely on a qualified spiritual mentor
  • Cultivating the attitudes needed to benefit from the spiritual mentor
  • Focus on the teacher’s good qualities rather than look for faults

Gomchen Lamrim 03: The qualities of a spiritual mentor and disciples (download)

03 The Gomchen Lamrim 08-21-15

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