Tuesday, November 14, 2006

A Bhikkhu


"Sayadaw U Pandita once said he could not make me a bhikkhuni but I could become a 'bhikkhu', one worthy of the robe, who had 'left the home life' and 'purified the stains'. Moved and encouraged by this loftier footing, I would use it as my compass."

-- Ayya Medhanandi