“If others should speak negatively about my guru or his practices, then be it they are a guru themselves or students, it will not affect my mind. I remain firm on the path given to me and I practice diligently.”
“Others may criticize my guru, his lineage, his practice, his methods, but I will remain unshaken in order to develop perfect devotion leading to samadhi.”
~ Tsem Rinpoche
“You yourself must strive.
The Buddhas only point the way.
Those meditative ones who tread the path
are released from the bonds of Mara.”