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Five Monks Journey - Distractions and Destination

Five Monks Journey – Distractions and Destination

Once a lama who was working in a faraway valley, wrote a letter to chief of monastery. In letter he said, “Send one more lama, we need him here.” Chief called all his disciples and read that letter in front of them. Then he said, “I would like to send five of you.” One lama…

Story of King Yayati Curse - Desires and Realization of Life Truth

King Yayati Curse – Desire and Realization Story

King Yayati was one of ancestors of Pandavas. He was well conversant with scriptures and had intense devotion towards God. He was utterly unacquainted with defeat. Nevertheless, cruel was his fate. He cheated his wife which angered his father-in-law Sukracharaya, who pronounced a curse on him. He cursed him with premature old age. Curse took…

Stonecutter and his Wishes - Japanese Folktales about Desires

The Stonecutter and his Wishes..!

Once upon a time, lived a stonecutter, who would go to big mountain everyday and cut out slabs for houses. He was a very careful workman and had plenty of customers. For long he was happy and content. In mountains dwelt a spirit which appeared to stonecutter and asked him if he want anything. At…

Disciple Test Story - Last Initiation Test by Master and King Reaction Story

King’s Reaction – Disciple Test Story

Once a disciple as going to be given his last initiation by his master. Once he passes his last initiation he would be declared enlightened. Disciple went to master and said, “I am ready. Please tell me what i have to do for my last initiation.” Master said, “You have to go to King, early…

Story of Burning Desire - Socrates Secret to Success Motivational Story

Burning Desire – Socrates Secret to Success

Story 1: Socrates – Secret to Success Once a young man asked Socrates about secret to success. Socrates ask young man to meet him near river next morning. Young man came near river next morning. Socrates asked young man to walk with him towards the river. When water got up to their neck, Socrates took…