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  • Which apparently was written by a group of terribly advanced monks who sort of advocated this really incredible method of praying.
  • Till finally he meets a simple old monk who apparently knows what it’s all about.
  • The old monk tells him that the one prayer acceptable to God at all times, and ’desired’ by God, is the Jesus Prayer—’Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me.’
  • Anyway, the old monk explains to him what will happen if the prayer is said incessantly.
  • The pilgrim, a professor, a monk, and some sort of hermit all meet and hash over things.

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  • a Tibetan monk wearing an orange robe
  • a Catholic monk leading a life of austerity

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