师父领进门,修行靠个人

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Mandarin[edit]

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(At least one of the forms in the hanzi box is uncreated. Detected: "師父領進門,修行靠個人".)

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Proverb[edit]

师父领进门修行靠个人 (simplified, Pinyin shīfu lǐng jìn mén, xiūxíng kào gèrén, traditional 師父領進門,修行靠個人)

  1. A master can only lead a person to the temple gate; the individual must practice himself to become a monk.

References[edit]

  • Haiwang Yuan (2010) This is China. Great Barrington, Massachusetts: Berkshire Publishing Group. ISBN 978-1-933782-20-1