By Bhikkhu Nanamoli
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Teachers in olden times, not having any such ritual, were fortunately immune to such charges. They held, in accordance with the principles laid down by the Buddha, that Nirvàõa (that is to say, guidance towards Nirvàõa) must be given free and with open hands. They recognized that Nirvàõa is nobody’s property, belonging only to nature, and so they had no compelling rituals of this sort. Meaningless in itself, this ritual of submission to the teacher is nothing but an obstacle 31 to the attainment of Nirvàõa.
These defilements pierce and prick just as does the thorny undergrowth in a thick jungle. To succeed in clearing away the thick jungle is to clear away the cluttering 51 undergrowth of defilements as one would clumps of thorny bamboo, thick inextricably interwoven. These metaphors outline the way of practice and also clarify the inter-relationships between the various wholesome qualities (morality and so on). They serve to clear up misunderstanding and also to give encouragement to practise. ” This formula must always be clear to the inner eye of anyone who practises.
They take it as a sort of submission, which is of course completely wrong. Apparently an ever-present instinctive need to change and distort the meaning of good customs exists in people who are timid or superstitious. This distortion of a meaningful custom demonstrates clearly how beliefs motivated by desire and based on misunderstanding can never lead to the highest insight. Resolving to practise is something the meditator must definitely do in order to strengthen his willpower and prepare himself to practise seriously.
Anapanasati - Mindfulness of Breathing by Bhikkhu Nanamoli