A great reminder to feel and express more gratitude and appreciation in our lives! ❤
An aspiring monk was searching for a Guru. He went to a monastery and there his preceptor told him, “You can Study and Meditate here but we have one important rule that, all the students have to observe complete silence.
You will be allowed to speak only once in one year time.” The young monk agreed. After meditating, studying and practicing in silence for one long year the day came when the student could say any one thing or ask his one question.
So the monk said, “The bed is too hard.”
Then he kept going for another one year with silent meditation and got the opportunity to speak once again.
He said, “The food is not at all good.”
Twelve more months of hard work and he got to speak again. Here are his words after 3 years of difficult spiritual practices, “I quit!!”
The Master of the monastery…
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