New 42'16'' video on the mental proliferations students make about their teachers. Four types are discussed: in relation to the teacher's teachers, to buddhahood, to equanimity and to compassion.
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The cases quoted in the video are number 25, 148, 43, 8, 27, 19 and 31 of Eihei Dōgen's Shinji Shōbōgenzō (amazon.com/gp/product/1590304659/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1590304659&linkCode=as2&tag=koanmu03-20&linkId=JFT7UIAZPWS54E44).
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Projections on teachers