Jonang Lamrim – Part 5 (Contemplation 1)

[This is part of an ongoing Lamrim series. All related posts can be found here.]

To honor the copyright holder of the translation of Essence of Ambrosia I am using,  I will not simply be typing up all of the instructions from the book verbatim for the contemplations. Rather, I will be including select passages (under fair use) and then summarizing parts of the additional sections. I encourage anyone who wants to follow this Lamrim to 1) find a teacher and 2) buy the book. Yet it is my hope that this series will motivate some to actually engage in the Lamrim practices. These are sutra level meditations, open to all.

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Jonang Lamrim – Part 3 (Intro -Contemplation 1)

Vajradhara

Vajradhara

[This is part of an ongoing Lamrim series. All related posts can be found here.]

 Contemplation 1 – Relying on a Spiritual Master, the Root of All Paths

To rely on something means to have confidence in it, to consider it to be, well… reliable. This confidence is typically based on some kind of experience in which the thing has proven to be dependable.

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