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What are the dangers and benefits of following a spiritual tradition, teacher or guru?


 

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    Gary R. Smith (Emanate Presence) 4 years ago

    As I see it, this is an intelligent view, Larry, and well-expressed. You say it in a way, but I would add to the litmus test that the teacher aspires to be no longer needed by his followers. Yeah, I well remember Jim Jones & where I was at the ti


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    Gary R. Smith (Emanate Presence) 4 years ago

    Ah, Laura, you answered this so well. I was locked into a single path of thinking many times in my pre-2000 life, as I was on a constant search for the 'highest truth.' I followed multiple paths, just one at a time & each time thought, 'this is i


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