When a pupil approached me for instructions
in learning, I refused to give so and said instead,
“You should first read the teaching a hundred
times.” I further added, “Having read the book a
hundred times, the meaning shall come to you.”
“What if we do not have the luxury of time?”
asked the pupil.
“Employ the three spare times,” I replied.
“What are these three times?”
“The spare times of winter, night times, and