** If you see your Guru as a Buddha, you will recieve the blessings of a Buddha ** If you see your Guru as a Boddhisatva, you will recieve the blessings of a Boddhisatva ** If you see your Guru as a friend, you will only receive the blessings of a friend **

Merits and purification

The excellent fruits of this life

are not simply the result of good luck.
Having accumulated merit and purified throughout many lifetimes
you should make this life meaningful.