(Photo above by The Catch By Elyse)
Today we’re talking about what it takes to pursue a dream that forces you to battle your own ego or hopelessness. Key takeaway: Practice for self and others is the key to breaking through our own limitations.
Our guest is model Masamichi Nyunoya, of New York, who shares the story of how his parents helped him start his Buddhist practice at a crucial crossroads in his life and how he has turned to that practice again and again on his journey toward the career of his dreams.
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1:52 How Masa started practicing Buddhism
10:40 Where his dream of becoming a model came from
14:57 The year that changed his life
20:34 What brought him to New York City to pursue his dreams
27:12 How Buddhist study changed his practice
31:58 Learning to care for others
35:59 His favorite Buddhist quote about art
38:09 Advice for anyone striving to pursue a big dream