The journey of a 1000 miles begins with a single step

Do not become enlightened

Do not try to become anything.
Do not make yourself into anything.
Do not be a meditator.
Do not become enlightened.
When you sit, let it be.
What you walk, let it be.
Grasp at nothing.
Resist nothing.
If you haven’t wept deeply, you haven’t begun to meditate.

– Ajahn Chah

from the book “A Still Forest Pool: The Insight Meditation of Achaan Chah”

With thanks to Just Dharma Quotes

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