(Tibetan བླ་མ་ bla-ma; "chief" or "high priest"; Sanskrit: guru) A title for a teacher of the Dharma. It is composed of "La," which refers to the universal binding cosmic energy that lies at the base of all existence. "Ma" is a universal term for the Divine Mother. A Lama is the one who is there to assist students with love and with compassion, as a reflection or as a vehicle of that love of the Divine Mother, the cosmic mother.


"It is only in the absence of the “I” that one can experience the bliss of the Being. Only in the absence of the “I” can ecstasy be attained."