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Advanced teaching: projections on teachers
June 21st, 2014 (June 23rd, 2014)
Advanced teaching: projections on teachers

New +Saṅgha Alive! 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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• Direct transmission (
• Finding a 'good' teacher… (
• The teaching stone (
and potentially
• The basic teachings of Zen (
• If someone tells you there is only one  path to nirvāṇa (whatever the proposed path might be), reject the idea! (

The cases quoted in the video are number 25, 148, 43, 8, 27, 19 and 31 of Eihei Dōgen's Shinji Shōbōgenzō  (

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Projections on teachers