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The Four Reliances

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Jan 14, 2016

wpid-dolpopa-sherab-gyaltsen-e7ac83e5b883e5b7b4e5969ce9a5b6e59d9ae8b59e-17-jpgWhen studying the Dharma,

rely on the message, not on the messenger;

rely on the meaning, not on the words;

rely on the intention of the teacher, not on your self-interested speculation;

rely on the entirety of the teaching, not on partial understanding.

—Kunchen Dolpopa Sherab Gyaltsen

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