December 16, 1973, Sunday noon

175. On Desire for Food

Ven. Master Hua


Yesterday, I spoke on the phone again with Guo Yu. I asked him, “How are you doing? Is the ghost still following you?” He replied, “The ghost outside is gone, but there’s a ghost in my belly—a hungry ghost that’s quite unruly.” Desire for food also has to be dealt with.

Timely Teachings (Ch. 1 Part IV, page 208, following paragraph 2)