Monks are those who renounce both their hair and their family life. Is that all we know about Monks? Can everybody become Monks? What qualities make a true Monk?
Monks are always respected and highly appreciated for courageously renouncing sensual pleasures to embark on the path of Buddhism. They sacrifice personal desires for the noble ideal of serving sentient beings.
In the second episode of Ba Vang Talks: Buddhism and Daily Life, Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh, the Abbot of Ba Vang Pagoda, provides audiences with useful knowledge about the way that one can become a Monk.
Through this episode, audiences will know about necessary conditions and qualities of a true Monk and the benefits of becoming a Monk to himself and others.
Do not hesitate to click on the link below to watch Episode 2. We hope that explanation from Thay will enhance your respect and admiration for Monks.