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Role of Spiritual Teachers in Buddhism

Role of Spiritual Teachers in Buddhism
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Kunsang Dolma interviews Geshe Lobsang Dawa, teacher at the Buddhist Dialectics School in Dharamsala, on the important role of a spiritual teacher in Buddhism. Geshe-la says if one wants to pursue the study of Buddhism seriously with the eventual aim of achieving the Buddhahood, it is very important to seek guidance of a spiritual teacher who is very well qualified. However, Geshe-la advises that one has to be very careful before making the final choice of a spiritual teacher. The role of a qualified spiritual teacher is very important in guiding you in the right path, Geshe La added.