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LEARN TO EMPTY YOUR MIND | A powerful zen story | Buddhist story |

foreign master people from far and year would seek his consult and ask for his wisdom many would come and ask him to teach them and Enlighten them with teachings of San he never turned anyone away one day a man came to see him two seeks and teachings he said to Zen master sir I have read a lot of Zen books then he started talking about the books he had read about Zen then he said sir I have come today to ask you to teach me about Zen open my mind to enlightenment the man was talking a lot and trying to impress the Jan Master by his knowledge about Zan the Zen master smiled and said let us discuss the matter over a cup of tea when the tea was served the mustard began pouring tea into the visitors cup the whole cup was filled with tea but the janmaster was still pouring tea into it tea started falling out of the cup but the master was still pouring tea into the cup the visitor was surprised to see all this finally he shouted impatiently sir enough you are spilling the tea all over can't you see the cup is full the master stop worrying smiled and said my friend you are just like this cup of tea like this cup you are full of your own opinions and speculations how can I show you then unless you first empty your car if you want to learn about Zen then come back to me when the cup is empty come back to me with an empty mind if we see in our lives we will find that often when we try to learn something new our mind is filled with preconceptions and Notions but if you want to learn something new then first you have to empty your mind further it is learning to play a new instrument or mastering a difficult yoga technique or learning to meditate it is always better to empty one's mind of preconceptions and approach the new subject with a fresh perspective if your mind is empty it is always ready for anything it is open for everything therefore always remember that in The Beginner's mind there are many possibilities but in the experts there are few [Music]

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