October 7, 1973, Sunday noon, at Gold Mountain Monastery
113. On Man-eating Tigers Not Keeping Listeners Away
Ven. Master Hua
If people were sincerely seeking the Dharma, they would still want to come investigate the Buddhadharma even if there were man-eating tigers here, not to speak of children. So you see, even though we have many tigers here, nonetheless so many people have come; and they havenít been eaten by the tigers.
Timely Teachings Ch. 1 Part III, page 275, following paragraph 3)