|BUDDHIST MONK HORSE RIDER WINS GOLD: Japanese monk Kenki Sato wins gold medal at Asian Games in China as part of the “special life path” he is on (chakranews.com).|
But the practice of shamatha ("stopping") is fundamental. If we cannot stop, we cannot have insight.
Another man, standing alongside the road, shouts, "Where are you going?" and the first man replies, "I don't know! Ask the horse!"
We have to learn the art of stopping -- stopping our thinking, our habit energies, our forgetfulness, our strong emotions that rule us.
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