The Book of Equanimity: Case 16
Master Mayoku, having grasped a bit of truth, went on a pilgrimage to test his understanding against the discerning edge of realization of some of the finest teachers of his time. That in itself was commendable. Approaching the first master, he circled the seat and shook his staff. The master said, "Right." He went on to the second teacher and presented himself as before. This master said, "Wrong." The firm ground turned into quicksand. Protesting, Mayoku displayed his immaturity, digging a deeper hole for himself. He questioned, "The first teacher said that I was right and you say I am wrong!" The master said, "The first teacher is right. It is you who is wrong." How can Mayoku gain clarity in this tailspin of confusion? More importantly, how do we reach certainty and stability in the midst of an ever-changing world?
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