We have the incredibly great fortune to have encountered the precious teachings of the Buddha as well as living teachers who offer us the opportunity to study those teachings and assist us in training in them. Such a situation is a source of rejoicing that fills my heart with gratitude. It doesn’t matter that the path is long and difficult; it is the journey itself that is important.
A wonderful master shares the transmission of blessings for Manjushri, the buddha of transcendental knowledge, the embodiment of wisdom. I meet him in Bodh Gaya under the tree of enlightenment where he placed his hand on my head with his rosary.