The practice is probably the only way to understand in depth the path of the Buddha Dharma. But Buddha himself had encouraged critical analysis, critical thinking. He has warned again and again against blindly plunging into any kind of spiritual path. He said never depend on the person but depend on the truth. There is no better way to achieve that than studying Buddhism academically, approaching it intellectually, and with critical thinking.
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This video gives a brief history of the Dzongsar Shedras and how Rinpoche came to be the patron of over 1500 monks. It gives a brief biography of Rinpoche’s early life.