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Three Faults to Avoid While Listening to Buddhist Teachings

Kunsang Dolma interviews Geshe Lobsang Dawa on the Buddhist concept of “Three Faults. " Geshe Dawa says the Three Faults must avoided while listening to Buddhist teachings. What are the "The Three Faults"? They are as follows: 1. Fault of not paying attention to the teachings, like a pot turned upside down. 2. Fault of not retaining the teachings in one's mind like a pot which is leaking. 3. Fault of having deluded mind like a dirty or poisonous vessels.