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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He who binds to himself a joy
Does the wingèd life destroy;
But he who kisses the joy as it flies
Lives in eternity's sunrise.

William Blake

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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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Retro. :)
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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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The late Venerable Acara Suvanno Mahathera
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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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This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

There is freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning. If there were not this freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning, then escape from that which is birth, becoming, making, conditioning, would not be known here. -- Ud 80

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People live in one another’s shelter.

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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

He who binds to himself a joy
Does the wingèd life destroy;
But he who kisses the joy as it flies
Lives in eternity's sunrise.

William Blake

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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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