Hey y’all!

How goes it?

Popping up during a quick visit to Barcelona; heading back to Dhamma Neru meditation center tomorrow.

Today, in an email, I sent this story to a friend, paraphrased from one of Goenka’s lectures in the ten-day course I sat in February.  I think it’s adorable and useful, particularly for the overanalyzers among us, so I thought I’d share.

There is a poor, old boatman who is working on a passenger ship. On one voyage, the ship carries a very distinguished scholar and professor — one of the most famous in the world. A whole alphapet of degrees following his last name. And the old boatman is curious to learn from this great man, so every night he comes to his cabin and the professor offers him dazzling lectures on all kinds of fascinating subjects.

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