Would you rather take 6 months to accomplish a goal, or 6 years? I prefer the former. What about you?
The Heart Sutra contains only 260 Chinese characters. Although these characters are more saturated with meaning than a single English word, this Sutra is short in any language. And yet, despite its brevity, the Sutra contains everything a person needs to know about Buddhism. It also contains everything we need to know about cosmic reality!