什 麼 是 早 晚 課

 

 

 有位法師,因血壓偏低,無法參加早晚課,所以心生掛礙。

來到方丈室問和尚:「師父,弟子無法參加早晚課,怎麼辦? 」

和尚淡然地回答:「不做早晚課,好啊。」

法師一聽,接著說:可是,做早晚課是出家人的本分。

和尚隨即說:「認真做事就是做早晚課,一心不亂就是做早晚課。」

法師聽了,恍然大悟。

 


 

What It Means to Serve

 

Because of his low blood pressure, one of the monks was unable to join the morning and evening services, and this made him feel guilty. He came to the Master’s office and asked what he should do. The Master replied, “That’s not a problem.”

Surprised, the monk interjected, “But it is the duty of a monk to attend the morning and evening services.” The Master responded, “To work earnestly is to attend services; to work with a mind undisturbed is to attend services.” Upon hearing this, the monk was greatly inspired.

 

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