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by escavetta
Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Still a beginner... Thoughts on choosing a path
Replies: 9
Views: 942

Re: Still a beginner... Thoughts on choosing a path

HI Escavetta, and welcome to DharmaWheel. I would encourage you to look at Dharma centres in your vicinity - hopefully, there are some - and simply go along to some of their talks, meditation sessions, or other events. That would be as good a starting point as any. Thank you for the welcome! I may ...
by escavetta
Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Still a beginner... Thoughts on choosing a path
Replies: 9
Views: 942

Re: Still a beginner... Thoughts on choosing a path

Go with what feels right for you. I for example received my first teachings from Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche because he was available (via webcast) and I read his books and trusted him as a teacher. Don't go for a lineage go for the teacher! Great lineages have bad teachers, but great teachers have also...
by escavetta
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: Discovering Mahayana Buddhism
Topic: Still a beginner... Thoughts on choosing a path
Replies: 9
Views: 942

Still a beginner... Thoughts on choosing a path

Greetings. I am searching to find the path that is a skillful means for my condition, as I have this feeling like I crave learning (mostly via reading), but have not begun a practice. My stumbling blocks are: my habits are an analytical mind (rather than emotional or devotional), lots of anxiety (so...

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