Artists master visual perception
to create perfect illusions.

Programmers master high concept
to write efficient code.

Musicians master theory
to play beauty spontaneously.

Martial artists master balance
to defeat their opponents.

War lords master deception
to confuse and destroy their enemies.

Athletes master the body
to move as one with the mind.

Philosophers master contemplation
to describe the invisible.

And Bodhisattvas master themselves
to benefit all beings.