Category Archives: Stories

Time to Learn

A young but earnest Zen student approached his teacher, and asked the Zen Master: “If I work very hard and diligent how long will it take for me to find Zen.” The Master thought about this, then replied, “Ten years.” … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Stories | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Saint And His Spiritual Powers

“Once in ancient India, there was a great saint who had great spiritual powers. One day he was meditating at a place near to the seashore that strong winds started blowing & after that a strong sea storm came in … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Stories | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Thief In a Fix

There was one great master, a Buddhist master. A thief came to him. The thief had fallen in love with the master because he had never seen such a beautiful person, such infinite grace. The thief asked the Master, “Is … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Stories | 4 Comments

The Horse That Wanted More Beauty

One day the horse said to the cosmic god, “0 Lord, you have given me beauty. You have given me other good qualities. I am so grateful to you. But how I wish you could make me more beautiful. I … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Stories | 2 Comments

What is your Nature?

The scorpion and the old man One morning, after he had finished his meditation, the old man opened his eyes and saw a scorpion floating helplessly in the water. As the scorpion was washed closer to the tree, the old … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Stories | 4 Comments

The Secret of Surrender

A man was very much interested in self-knowledge, in self-realization. His whole search had been to find a master who could teach him meditation. He went from one master to another, but nothing was happening. Years went by, he was … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Stories | Leave a comment

When You Feel Disturbed

Once Buddha was passing by a lake with few disciples, they stopped there for a while and Buddha asked one of his disciples I am thirsty can you please get some water from lake. The disciple walked to lake, when … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Stories | 1 Comment

When You Feel Disturbed

Once Buddha was passing by a lake with few disciples, they stopped there for a while and Buddha asked one of his disciples I am thirsty can you please get some water from lake. The disciple walked to lake, when … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Stories | 6 Comments

I Am Only A Visitor Here

A visitor came to see a Rabi in his house and on arrival he was astonished to see that the rabbi’s home was only a simple room filled with books. The only furniture was a table and a bench. “Rabbi, … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Stories | 1 Comment

The Beggar and His Treasure

A beggar had been sitting by the side of the road for thirty years. One day a stranger walked by. “Spare some change?” mumbled the beggar. “I have nothing to give you,” said the stranger. Then he asked: “What’s that you’re … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Stories | 3 Comments