The enlightenment and happiness of both self others: a true mentor in Buddhism is one who enables us to remember this aspiration. A true disciple, meanwhile, is one who follows the mentor’s teaching, who recalls that this most profound aspiration is in fact their own, and who, convinced from the bottom of their heart that this is indeed so, launches into action in accord with the mentor’s words.

Stories of Hope

Lion of Freedom

Nelson Mandela

Despite being imprisoned for 10,000 days for his unwavering belief in human dignity, Mandela never gave in to despair.