How would the Buddha meet your life challenges?

When I was 19, I had the chance of spending 10 weeks in a small Zen-Buddhist monastery in France (Ardèche). Since I was committed to the path of becoming a Zen monk, it was a good "test-drive" opportunity. The head nun ( Joshin Sensei), knowing of my intentions, was especially "severe" with me attentive to me. And I am grateful for that, because what I have learned and experienced during that time has helped me in life ever since.

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