How to rely on spiritual mentors in thought and deed

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

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    • It’s important to approach our relationship with our spiritual teacher with a positive motivation
      • The relationship with the spiritual teacher is different from any other type of relationship
      • We shouldn’t relate to the spiritual teacher in the habitual ways we relate to others
    • How to relate to them in thought
      • Having confidence in their ability to guide us
      • Recalling their kindness, we generate gratitude
      • The Sutra of the Ten Dharmas and The Array of Stalks Sutra describe what our spiritual mentors do and how they are kind to us
    • How to relate to the spiritual mentor in our deeds
      • Offering material things
      • Offering service
      • Offering our practice
    • The benefits of relying on our spiritual mentor
    • The drawbacks of not relying on them
    • Cherishing our teacher doesn’t mean we have to agree with them on everything

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