247. the guru’s projection

the guru was depressed, and he did not want to be.

so he sat on the stone floor of his school, and he closed his eyes and meditated. and when he meditated, he pictured himself in the realm of the Goddess.

and she told him, “guru, what are you doing here? you’re supposed to be at your school.”

the guru said, “i’m trying to escape my life.”

the Goddess said, “then why did you bring yourself?”