In The Mood For Meditation

On on Occasion His Holiness The Dalai Lama was hosting a reception in India, welcoming the monks who were released from the jail in Tibet after Chinese suppression. He interviewed one of the senior monks who was jailed for 30 years, "Was there a particular dangerous moment when you were you in prison? asked The Dalai Lama,
"Yes, there was a very dangerous moment in prison" said the Monk
"What was it?" Asked Dalai Lama
"I almost lost my compassion to the prison guards who used to beat me up everyday" said the old monk.