Some of my insperational Teachers

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Some of my insperational Teachers

Postby clw_uk » Thu Apr 23, 2009 4:30 pm

Some of my insperational Teachers
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Re: Some of my insperational Teachers

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:36 pm

Cool list :thumbsup:

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Re: Some of my insperational Teachers

Postby Dhammanucara » Wed Nov 11, 2009 4:39 am

These are my most revered and inspirational teachers who have touched my life.
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Phra Khru Jarun Thitadhammo
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Re: Some of my insperational Teachers

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Nov 11, 2009 7:16 am

This is an interesting thread. What follows are teachers with whom I have directly studied or whose works and teachings were a direct influence on me, and to whom I owe much and for whom I feel a great gratitude. No particular order.
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The Buddha
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Chogyam Trungpa
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Ven Sunlun Sayadaw
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Joseph Goldstein
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Pra Khantipalo
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Dipa Ma
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Anagarika Munidra-ji
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Ven Mahasi Sayadaw
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Phillip Kapleau, Roshi
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Jack Kornfield
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Edward Conze
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The great Ven Nyanaponika
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Lama Chime Rinpoche
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Re: Some of my insperational Teachers

Postby clw_uk » Wed Nov 11, 2009 7:43 am

How could I forget Buddha lol
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Re: Some of my insperational Teachers

Postby PeterB » Wed Nov 11, 2009 11:13 am

Trungpa Rinpoche was a formative influence on me too Tilt , as was Khantipalo, and Chime Rinpoche still is.
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