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Ten qualifications of a spiritual teacher

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Ten qualifications of a spiritual teacher (Wyl. dge ba’i bshes gnyen gyi mtshan nyid bcu) — these ten qualifications of a mahayana teacher are mentioned in Maitreya’s Ornament of Mahayana Sutras, chapter 17, v. 10, which says:

བཤེས་གཉེན་དུལ་བ་ཞི་ཞིང་ཉེར་ཞི་བ། །

ཡོན་ཏན་ལྷག་པ་བརྩོན་བཅས་ལུང་གིས་ཕྱུག །
དེ་ཉིད་རབ་ཏུ་རྟོགས་པ་སྨྲ་མཁས་ལྡན། །

བརྩེ་བའི་བདག་ཉིད་སྐྱོ་བ་སྤངས་ལ་བསྟེན། །

One should follow a spiritual teacher who is disciplined, peaceful, serene,
Endowed with special qualities, diligent, rich in scriptural learning,
Highly realized concerning the nature of reality, skilled in speaking,
The embodiment of love, and indefatigable.

Maitreya, Ornament of Mahāyāna Sūtras, XVII, 10



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