I Want to Be a Monk

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    I am a loser, and a failure.

    And I am depressed. And the biggest reason is my parents. And when I think how I failed the suicide, I often want to try once again. In the company of parents, I am never more a happy person when their killer love reminds me of the treacherous past i have with them. I want to...
    zemli zemli
    22-25, M
    Jul 6, 2015

    I Want to Be a Monk

    I want to be a monk and commit myself to the spiritual life. If there's a will there's a way. I want to follow the Way of Zen and practise compassion to all beings. Maybe I could do this as a layperson but I don't think I'm strong enough to go it alone. Could I really give up...
    thisnotthat thisnotthat
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 14, 2008

    If I Were To Escape, This Would Be A Path

    I thought about becoming a monk in order to reconnect with myself through "Being". I felt that the Taoist teaching was more of my taste. None of the temples nearby would accept me because I didn't know how to read and speak Chinese. The Buddhist temples however they were willing...
    HiddenSadness HiddenSadness
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2011

    I Want to Be a Monk

    Hi i am Rajitha. I want to be a Monk. I need help. I am a hindu.  am looking for some help.. is there some one who could help me out? Please reply... Rajitha  
    rajitha rajitha
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 27, 2009
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