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Young Man Search for Perfect Master - Life Lesson Zen Stories

Young Man Search for Perfect Master..!

Long ago, a man went in search of Master. He was determined to find Master for himself, and for that he was even ready to go around world. When he began his journey, just outside his village, he saw an old man who was sitting under a tree. Man went to him and said, “You…

Ones Nature and Enlightenment - Buddha Stories of Wisdom

One’s Nature and Enlightenment – Buddha Stories

Story 1: Angry Man Abuses Buddha..! Once somebody came and started insulting and abusing Buddha. Buddha listened silently. When man walked away, one of disciples asked Buddha, “Why did you remain silent?” Buddha said, “Once I was passing through a forest and a branch of a tree fell on me. What do you think? Should…

Two Monk and Lady at River Bank - Zen Teaching Story

Two Monk and a Woman – Zen Teaching

Once upon a time, two monks were traveling together. One their way to home, they came to bank of river and found that bridge was damaged. They had to wade (walk through) across the river. A pretty lady was standing on bank of river, She was also stuck there because of damaged bridge. She had…

Anger or Love Your Choice - Zen Master Rinzai Story

Anger or Love: Your Choice – Zen Master Rinzai

Once there was great Zen master, Rinzai. He used to meet people at his place, where he used to meet people. One day a man came to him. Man was not in good mood and because of this when he entered Master’s room, he pushed and slammed door very hard. He removed his shoes and…

Life Transformation Stories - Desire and Intensity to Change Life Story

Buddha and Criminal – Life Transformation Story

Once a man who was a well known criminal, sinner. One day he decided to go meet Buddha. He wanted to be initiated and wanted Buddha’s help but he was afraid people might not allow him to enter at his place. So, he decided to go at such time when there were not too many…

Zen Stories on Self Awareness - Zen Monk Bokuju Story abt Being Alert

Short Zen Stories on Self Awareness

Story 1: Anxiety Solution – Zen Master Bokuju Once lived a Zen master Bokuju. He used to live inside cave alone most of time. He would sometimes loudly say, “Bokuju” his own name and the himself would say, “Yes, I am here.” He would this anytime, day or night. There were some disciples who used…

Short Stories about Stealing - Zen Master Test for Young Boys Moral Story

Zen Master Test for Boys..!

Once upon a time, on outskirt of a big city stood an old temple. Many young boys who wanted to study Buddhism would come to live in temple and to learn from Master (Head Buddhist Monk) at temple. One day, Master decided to test his students. So he gathered all young boys around him and…

Zen Story on Ego - Zen Master and Young Man Archery Competition Story

Zen Story – Archery Skill..!!

Once an accomplished young archer got to know about a Zen master who was famous for his prowess in archery. Young archer was proud of his skills and went to Zen master and dared him to a test of their skills. On the day of test, both came on decided place. First was young man’s…

Zen Master Short Stories - Way to Live Happy Life Moral Stories in English

Zen Master Story – Salt in Lake.!

Once a young man was very unhappy with his life. He felt depressed and terrible all the time. He got to know about a zen master in near by town. One day he decided to visit master and ask for solution. Young man went to him and said, “I have so many problems in life…

Buddhist Stories of Wisdom - How to Calm Disturbed Mind Short Stories

Way to Calm Mind..!!

Once Buddha with his followers was traveling from one town to another town. While traveling they walked by a lake. After some time they all stopped to rest. After all settled down one of his disciples asked him, “How can we calm mind when we have disturbing thoughts??” Buddha was sitting under tree and said…