Probably the #1 question we get is, “Why did you become a monk?” That question has many factors and …

Probably the #1 question we get is, "Why did you become a monk?" That question has many factors and answers. However, a better question is, "How did I actually get the nerve to become a monk?" 

Article by Bhikkhu Subhuti

Bhikkhu Subhuti is an American Buddhist Monk with roots in both Sri Lanka and Myanmar Forest Traditions. He currently resides in Myanmar but his heart sometimes floats back to Kauai, HI where he spent six months in 2015.