Posts Tagged ‘Teacher’

(23) The Teacher

Although Life and all phenomena makes your present Mind believe there is something that is called life and thus teaches you the actuality of the four noble truths , the true nature of Mind is not to be found in phenomena nor in 'life' as such but more in that which wondrously precedes Life and hence external and internal phenomena. With this in Mind, the wise and sincere Mind, who wishes to escape suffering and all forms of dissatisfaction in the great sea of transient phenomena, Read more [...]

Teacher, teacher

3. Bloodstream Sermon, part 2 If you don’t find a teacher soon, you’ll live this life in vain. It’s true, you have the buddha-nature. But without the help of a teacher you’ll never know it. Only one person in a million becomes enlightened without a teacher’s help. If, though, by the conjunction of conditions, someone understands what the Buddha meant, that person doesn’t need a teacher. Such a person has a natural awareness superior to anything taught. But unless you’re so blessed, Read more [...]