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Relying on the teacher

Good Teacher, Good Student: Part 5 of 5

Part of a series of teachings on the qualities of teachers and students, given May 23-25, 2009.

  • Relying on the teacher in thought, action, and service
  • Cultivating the three kinds of faith
  • The kindness of teachers and benefits of being close to them
  • Heaviness of karma created in relation to our teachers

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Venerable Thubten Chonyi

Ven. Thubten Chonyi is a nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. She has studied with Sravasti Abbey founder and abbess Ven. Thubten Chodron since 1996. She lives and trains at the Abbey, where she received novice ordination in 2008. She took full ordination at Fo Guang Shan in Taiwan in 2011. Ven. Chonyi regularly teaches Buddhism and meditation at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane and, occasionally, in other locations as well.

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