502. the guru’s competition

the guru said, “there are many villagers who know more than me, and you would be better off following them.”

the guru’s students said, “then why don’t we leave you and follow them?”

the guru replied, “because there are also villagers who know less than me, and you would be worse off following them. and who can tell which is which?”

lettuce walk has been a huge success and has brought many new students to #zen.

the guru has a piece of advice for those who play. he says, “it is one thing to get the lettuce. it’s another to save your love.”