This is probably has its origin or an assimilation of the Taoist philosopher Lao Tzu’s quote about the student becoming equal with the master or teacher, “When the student is ready the teacher will appear. When the student is truly ready, the teacher will disappear.”
So when the master says ” when the student is ready” the master means ” when the student has the mindset; when the student has their eyes and ears open; when the student stops acting like they know everything, then a teacher will appear .” (
There is a saying, alternately attributed to Buddha Siddhartha Guatama Shakyamuni and the Theosophists, that goes: When the student is ready, the teacher will appear. Regardless of who came up with it, I think it’s a key concept to keep in mind when talking about individual change management.
It means the person who was learning something has become very very good at that thing, so good that they are probably better than their teacher . You can use this phrase when you do something better than the person who was supposed to be better than you.
“When the student is ready the teacher will appear . When the student is truly ready The teacher will Disappear.”
Although the quote “ when the student is ready the teacher will appear” was thought to have been said by Buddha it is actually of Theosophical origin. This idea that the disciple or student will call to the universe what they need to continue enlightenment has been proven over and over.
“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” Brad Henry. 17. ” In learning you will teach and in teaching you will learn – Phil Collins. 23. “A good teacher , like a good entertainer first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson.” John Henrik Clarke.
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Kiran. Kabir says , ” Teacher is even greater than God . If it hadn’t been for the teacher , I’d never be able to see God .” A teacher’s teaching is always like the light at the end of the tunnel.