Daily Reading ~ October 5

Hoa Vo Uu (Buddha Dharma Education Association)
Venerable Shravasti Dhammika

The Buddha’s Words of Wisdom

If, for just as long as it takes to snap a finger, a monk thinks, develops, and gives attention to the thought of love, then such a one is called a true monk. His meditation is not barren. He abides following the Teacher’s instructions. He is one who takes good advice and eats the country’s alms-food to good purpose. What then could I say of one who makes much of such a thought?