Q: What Challenges Does A Senior Monk Face?

(approx. 13 minutes) KEYWORDS: Q:"In your view and experience, what are the challenges that a 20 or 30 vassa monk faces? And how can one train oneself in junior years to avoid such problems or challenges, or what tools can we build up to face such challenges?" Solitude, 4 Right Efforts, serious challenges, self talk, comfort, feeling used, taken advantage of, misunderstood, dismissed, projections, Ajahn Chah, abbot, Chithurst Monastery, rubbish bin, competence, listening, Accumulated Denied Dukkha, naïve idealism, affluence, old age, casualness, taking offerings for granted.