KonchokZoepa wrote:hi, i looked somewhere here in the forum someone posted three links to different monasteries where it is possible to become ordained and i tried to search but i couldnt find the post.
smcj wrote:If you're looking for a place to stay and be supported, that's another matter altogether.
KonchokZoepa wrote:i dont want to consider in ordaining in east in tibetan buddhist tradition since there is the language barrier so huge that i would only be a burden and not in any way beneficial.
KonchokZoepa wrote:do you know how it is considered that you even though you would ordain you would do work on the internet like ten hours a week and thus be able to support yourself and the community?
KonchokZoepa wrote:and can you list the options that you are aware of.
I personally think being a kind of apprentice to a master and maybe living with them in residence is preferable to the monastic model, but good luck finding someone willing to do that for you.
KonchokZoepa wrote:ive checked this but im not that interested in this particular lineage of teachers. i think its very hard to achieve liberation or enlightenment if you dont practice ngondro or tantra in the community. and no dzogchen or mahamudra either from what i know. that seems to be a mahayana monastery and not so much vajrayana.
smcj wrote: Living near a monastery is helpful in being supportive of such a lifestyle.
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