The story is fascinating on many levels. Everyone here tonight is basically a spiritual seeker of some sort. And so you have all heard the familiar saying “when a student is ready the teacher will appear.” But what happens when a student is so ready that every person who appears in front of him is a teacher? And not just in the way of mundane teaching but really every meeting with every person that comes your way transmits to you a deep spiritual teaching. And further, what in the case of a student is so full of yearning and so ready—that great teachers are pulled into his pathway like a magnet.