【依师 Relying on the Teacher 】末法了，赶快努力 It’s Dharma degeneration time, we have to work harder
依师 : 末法了，赶快努力
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日常师父法语📡15A 24'43" ~25'40" 手抄稿第二册P230-LL6
15A 24'43" ~25'40" Vol 2 of Master Jih-Chang’s Discourse P230-LL6
English Lamrim Vol 1 P74
【Relying on the Teacher】 – It’s Dharma degeneration time, we have to work harder
Mr. Yuan (Liao Fan) was an ordinary person. He understood this simple concept and applied accordingly. Thus, his destiny was transformed. Whereas we Buddha Dharma practitioners - even those aspiring to be the teacher-of-human-and-deity – surprisingly may say, “Ah! This is fate.” Since fate is such, we just sit there and let it controls us. Is this Buddha Dharma? Regardless of who the fortuneteller is, whether it is an average fortuneteller or Buddha, they could give the same prediction, right? So when everyone hears this now, [they would say], “Sigh, it is the degenerate time. Just let it go, leave it be!” This statement is totally wrong. Is it not the degenerate time? Not so. We have to understand what is degenerate time, this is indisputable. However, Buddha said, “Since it is the degenerate time, you must quickly strive!” This is what you should do. This is the true intent of Buddha Dharma! So my understanding is: “it is precisely because of this degenerate time that we have to work even harder.” As long as you strive at it, you will be able to advance.