This radiant sunlight filled me with such joy,
That lost in delight I quite forgot to go home.
When I left my valley the day had scarcely broken,
When I stepped into my boat the light was growing dim.
Forest and gorge were veiled in sombre colours,
Gay panoply of water-chestnuts, lotus,
Rushes and cattails growing side by side,
I swept them aside with my hands as I hastened
How glad I was to reach my house in the east!
Once the mind stops striving the world loses
Once the heart is content it does not swerve from the
I send these words to those who would nurture their
Try using this method if you want the truth.