Dharma talk given by Lama Matthew Rice April 1st, 2018.
The Introductory Principles by Longchen Rabjam In this regard, six principles are to be observed: Uphold the three higher trainings, which are the foundation of the spiritual path. Listen to and contemplate a variety of teachings without bias. Calm yourself physically, verbally, and mentally, and gain control over your own experience. Refrain from harmful actions and nurture your goodness. Cultivate self-respect, decorum, and faith. Rely on spiritual mentors and good companions. These are absolutely crucial principles for beginners.