The User's Guide to Spiritual Teachers - Table of Contents

A wise and practical quickstart guide for anyone who wants—or already has—a spiritual teacher. 

 

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How This Book Can Help. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ix
1. Basic Wisdom. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
2. Expectations, Assumptions, and
Misconceptions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
3. Relating to Your Teacher. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
4. Red Flags and Warning Signs. . . . . . . . . . . . 65
5. The Off-Duty Spiritual Teacher . . . . . . . . . . 83
6. Some FAQs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
7. Life Balance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107
8. Spiritual Community. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111
9. Opening to Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123
10. Saying Goodbye. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133
Appendix: When You’re the New Kid at the
Spiritual Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145
Useful Resources. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
Some Final Words of Gratitude. . . . . . . . . . . . . 157
About the Author. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159