What’s your Nature?

Once there was a sadhu (monk), living on the banks of a river performing his sadhana with great piety and determination. One day, as the holy man went for his bath in the river, he noticed a scorpion struggling in the water. Scorpions, by nature, cannot swim, and the...

Teaching from the Buddha

The wise ones tell you Where you have fallen And where you yet may fall – Invaluable secrets! Follow them, follow the way. Do not look for bad company Or live with those who do not care. Find friends who love the truth. Drink deeply. Live in serenity and joy....

A Zen Story

One day one person climbed up a mountain where a hermit woman was meditating. She had taken refuge and was asked: “What are you doing here alone in such a solitude place?” To which she replied: “I have lots of work !” “And how can you have so much work? I don’t...

*JUST DROP*

Once a Crow, holding on to a piece of meat was flying to a place to sit & eat peacefully… However, a flock of Eagles who  were flying nearby started chasing it. The crow became scared & anxious. It started flying higher and higher, yet the much stronger...

The Man Who Spit In Buddha’s Face…..

The Buddha was sitting under a tree talking to his disciples when a man came and spat in his face. He wiped it off, and he asked the man, “What next? What do you want to say next?” The man was a little puzzled because he himself never expected that when you spit on...

Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali It is the glorious and auspicious time of Diwali, our annual Festival of Light. At this time, though, this year in the midst of such a calamity, when we have to maintain distance from all, including our loved ones, what does Diwali mean and how can we...