Question: ‘I’m trying very hard in my practice but don’t seem to be getting anywhere.’

Answer: ‘This is very important. Don’t try to get anywhere in the practice. The very desire to be free or to be enlightened will be the desire that prevents your freedom.

— The Venerable Ajahn Chah

Quotes

Engaging with practice with the intention, conscious or otherwise, of developing power or control, will, it seems to me, underline the impossibility of this.’

— Jo Johnson