There’s no need to pray to anything. If done from a settled mind, what we are praying for arises naturally.
The Tibetan master’s criticism of tulku training highlights just one of the difficulties that traditional cultures have when transitioning to the modern world.
Buddhism’s development in the West has sometimes been rocky, particularly with regard to teacher-student relationships. With decades of experience under his belt, Ken McLeod offers some sound advice in a 2002 interview: In the Vajrayana tradition it appears that you have to do whatever your guru says. But that’s absurd in this country. It just […]