One of his students asked Buddha, “Are you the messiah?”
“No”, answered Buddha.
“Then are you a healer?”
“No”, Buddha replied.
“Then are you a teacher?” the student persisted.
“No, I am not a teacher.”
“Then what are you?” asked the student, exasperated.
“I am awake”, Buddha replied.
4 thoughts on “The need for peace & tranquillity.”
Beautiful. Isn’t that the voice of Thích Nhất Hạnh?
The need for peace and tranquility… sigh. As essential as breathing.
With all that has been going on this last week around the world – needed more than ever……
Fortunately I will be leaving the grid for a month shortly, regeneration for the next six months.
Yes it is: as I think you know, he is very ill but hopes are that he will make a good recovery.
Ah, you have my warmest wishes for a complete and blooming regeneration, David.
I did know …may he have a full recovery. His voice is needed in this world.