Do not ask whether it is difficult
But whether it should be done or not
This teaching by Master Ri-Chang encapsulates the spirit displayed by the people striving against the odds to practise and learn Buddhism.
Watch this video (comes with English Subtitles) and get inspired to continue the journey to learn!
We often jump to the implementation stage and feels defeated before even started. Gotta change this way of questioning…
excerpt from one of the interviews in the video, words born of experience and wisdom
“…some good seeds have been planted”
“But it was not easy to see in the beginning”
“It takes some time to let it sprout.”
“…we need to be patient for the outcome”
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This is a good motto to live by and for anything that we do. Believing in the purpose of doing something and using it as a driving force rather than be put off by the difficulty in doing it.