To be a teak tree.
A teak tree, solid and everlasting The wood is so strong It withstands the sun and rain And termites. The price is high As it takes a life time of a person For the tree to be sturdy and strong. Building a bhikkhuni sangha Is like growing a teak tree. It needs years of perseverance In order for it to last To be of good use To be a solid foundation As one of the pillars Of the fourfold Buddhists. Faith, absolute faith in the Buddha And the complete application Of dhamma and vinaya will be the island upon ourselves.
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|Publication:||Yasodhara-Newsletter on International Buddhist Women's Activities|
|Date:||Jul 1, 2009|
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