The Guru Drinks Bourbon?

  • by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse, Amira Ben-Yehuda
  • Narrated by Tom Pile
  • 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Devotion to one's teacher is the lifeblood of the Vajrayana path. Because the guru can and will use whatever means it takes to wake us up, this relationship may require us to drop our most deeply held beliefs and expectations. Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse addresses some of the most misunderstood aspects of this powerful relationship and gives practical advice on making the most of this precious opportunity for transformation. Through stories and classical examples, he shows how to walk the path with eyes wide open, with critical-thinking skills sharpened and equipped to analyze the guru, before taking the leap.

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Read for the learning not the performance

This is an excellent read as an introduction to the guru - what to look for in a guru, how to assess whether you even want or should have a guru, and I enjoyed the humor sprinkled throughout.
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- Seth

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-21-2017
  • Publisher: Audible Studios