Great sharing - thanx Great personal story. Thank you. It seem I share many similar temperament traits and preferences as you. You said: "He clarified for me several points about what it means to be a Buddhist." What that the Refuge taking that you then mention in the next few lines? Little edits: (1) Link to : Chögyal Namkha’i Norbu Rinpoche is broken (2) mediation should be meditation": "I started practicing a muddled mediation "