This morning we got to sleep in a bit. Last night was interesting. Before retiring, they brought ear plugs to our room. We were not sure why. But once we settled in with our hot water bottles, we realized that we could hear the chanting from the monastery somewhere nearby. Once a year the monks chat for 7-12 solid days, 24 hours a day. This is their way of teaching the lay public about Buddhism; specifically they are chanting the Law of Coordination. To me the chanting was like a white noise machine so I had no trouble sleeping. In fact, once an hour when they switch monks and it got quiet, I wondered what happened.
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