The Center Post Interview: The Teacher Who Changed My Life

Lama Willa was interviewed in The Center Post: the Journal of UU Rowe Center. The following is an excerpt from page 17 of the printed journal and page 9 of the PDF. Click here to download the full Spring/Summer 2016 journal.

WILLA MILLER: One of my most memorable meetings with a teacher was with Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, my first dharma teacher. I was 20 years old. Some months before I met him, I had an epiphany that if I was going to be on this path, I would need a teacher, but I did not know how to go about finding the right one. I took this problem to a friend…

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Dilgo Khyentse

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

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