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Thai magic story 1

A monk from Thailand taught me to chant. The number of times to chant is equal to my present age plus one.

Therefore if I am 45 years old, Then I need to chant 46 times. This is the minimum count per day.

I asked why isn’t it 21 times or 108 times. He said it is magic and smiled.

I followed faithfully. Then it was my birthday. The count increased by one that morning.

While chanting, a thought arose. I wondered how many count I can accumulate in this lifetime. Is 108 count possible?

Then a peace dawn upon me that birthday morning. His magic worked!

Yup life is unpredictable. Every moment counts!

Happiness built upon peace is bliss. Thai monk magic. Skillful and neat.

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My Buddhist name is Ratna Jamyang Puntsog. I first encountered Buddhism in this life when I was 12. Formally took ceremonial refuge in the triple gem when I was 19. I believe the different spiritual methods were taught by Buddha to suit various beings who each have their own unique characteristic. The various sects and practices that arose are just a naming convention invented by disciples out of communication necessity. Had read and studied different forms of Buddhism. Volunteered in Buddhist organization. Until it last, I hope to share my views on Buddhism and find like minded practitioners around the world. May we practice Buddha's instruction together and connect through cyber space!

1 comment on “Thai magic story 1

  1. so beautiful, thanks for sharing your spiritual journey.

    Liked by 1 person

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