"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities,
In Japan we have the phrase shoshin, which means "beginner's mind." The goal of practice is always to keep our beginner's mind. Suppose you recite the Prajna Paramita Sutra only once. It might be a very good recitation. But what would happen to you if you recited it twice, three times, four times or more? You might easily lose your original attitude towards it.
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John Hartley, Founder and Principal Instructor of Inner Health School of Taijiquan, Adelaide