The following is respectfully quoted from “How to Follow a Spiritual Master” as translated by the Ngagyur Nyingma Institute:
H. H. Pema Norbu Rinpoche, an emanation of Pundit Vimalamitra, was born in the twelfth Tibetan month of Water Monkey Year 1932 at Powo in Kham, Eastern Tibet. His father’s name was Sonam Gyurme and [...]
The following is respectfully excerpted from “How to Follow a Spiritual Master” edited by the Ngagyur Nyingma Institute:
We have tried above to show the deeper meaning and role of a Spiritual Master, as well as the way in which he should be sought and followed, by first looking at what dharma means, how [...]
The following is respectfully taken from “How to Follow a Spiritual Master” edited by Ngagyur Nyingma Institute.
The following story of King Tsangpa Lha (Brahma Deva) and his son Gyaltshab Dhampa provides insights into the way bygone great practitioners have followed and practiced with their own Masters. The Prince was seeking dharma teachings but [...]
The following quotes are respectfully taken from “How to Follow a Spiritual Master” by Ngagyur Nyingma Institute:
Hence, Lord Buddha has said in the Pratimoksha Sutra:
Abandon all non-virtues, Cultivate all virtues, Tame our mind in its entirety, This is the teaching of the Buddha.
The following is from “How to Follow a Spiritual Master“ – According to the Vinaya:
We should first request and receive the pure precepts or vows from him and further make abundant offerings, honouring him at all times with out body, speech and mind. The three hundred verses of the precepts of novice give [...]