Posts Tagged ‘teachers’

Avoiding Teacher Misconduct

Buddhist teacher misconduct has been in the news recently. We’ll consider some ways the Buddha’s teachings can point us to a more skillful and secure relationship to teachers and to the teachings themselves. Suttas mentioned: Faith in Individuals (AN 5.250) The Mahāparinibbāna Sutta (DN 16) The Siṃsapa Grove (SN 56.31) Justin Whitaker’s blog report. Some…

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Bad Gurus

Bad gurus: recently we’ve heard of various Buddhist gurus, teachers, and leaders displaying unskillful and even illegal conduct. Google searches should display relevant names and specifics so I won’t go into the sordid details in the video. But I will have four general points to make on the topic, starting with a quick look at…

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