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"The period of time one spends searching for a guru should be considered the most important, rewarding, and challenging part of the voyage, so one should not be impatient. In fact, the search itself should be taken as the path."
-Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse, The Guru Drinks Bourbon?
Recent Books On Guru Yoga
Jigme Lingpa: A Guide to His Works
See Also: Some Nyingma Lineages: Dudjom Tersar | Longchen Nyingtig | Payul & Namchö Guides to Other Important Nyingma Figures: Rongzompa | Longchenpa | Jigme Lingpa | Patrul Rinpoche | Mipham...
The Role of the Teacher in Tibetan Buddhism: A Reader’s Guide to the Teacher-Student Relationship
To truly understand Tibetan Buddhism, one must come to grips with the unique role of the teacher, the dynamics of the teacher-student relationship, and the possibilities that having a teacher can open...
The Seven Line Prayer of Guru Rinpoche: A Reader’s Guide
The Seven-Line prayer to Guru Rinpoche, Padmasambhava, is one of the most ubiquitous and important prayers, performed across lineages and in particular the Nyingma tradition who commence nearly ev...
Jamgön Kongtrul Reader’s Guide
Jamgön Kongtrul Lodro Thaye was one of the greatest masters of Tibetan history, who the Tibetologist Gene Smith referred to as Tibet’s Leonardo. It’s difficult to imagine a master who was so lear...
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