Today’s Lamirm Quote (18 November 2013)

Ngawang Drakpa of Dagpo

Ngawang Drakpa of Dagpo (15th century)

“Then to practise the actual teaching,
Since every single quality in disciples’ minds
Depends on pleasing the excellent spiritual masters,
To start, the way to rely upon them is of extreme importance.”

From Essence of Fine Speech – Stages of the Path to Enlightenment by Ngawang Drakpa of Dagpo

As translated in: The Essence of All Sublime Discourses: The Definitive Door to Practice Drawn from the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment, also known as The Gomchen Lamrim by Gomchen Ngawang Drakpa, which is included in The Pearl Garland: An Anthology of Lamrims, translated from the Tibetan under Venerable Dagpo Rinpoche’s guidance by Rosemary Patton, Editions Guepele (France)

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