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Here are some of the best Zen Buddhist parables, anecdotes and tales and let their profound insights and wise moral life lessons guide you towards wiseness and self awareness.

Buddha Wisdom Stories - Inner Calmness vs Anger Short Moral Story

Buddha’s Wisdom (Must Read)

Once Buddha was sitting under a tree. A man came to him and started abusing him. After abusing Buddha that man stood there waiting for some Buddha’s response or reaction…

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…

Short Story about Problems in Life - Hermit Short Stories about Judging

Judge Others / Problems in Life

Story 1: Spilling sand from Bucket..!! Once a monk committed grave fault. A Wise hermit was summoned to Judge him.. Hermit refused to judge but still other monks insisted him…

Zen Master Stories - Judging Others Short Moral Stories for Kids to Learn

Judging Other’s – Zen Master Stories..!!

Story 1: Try to See Yourself..!! Once Japanese master said to his disciples, “When you look at your companions, try to see yourself..” One of disciple questioned, “But Master.. Isn’t…

The Holy Man Short Story - Judging Other on Basis of Their Appearance

Holy Man Advice – Life Lesson

Once people of a village came to know about a wise holy man who used to live in a small house on mountain top which was very difficult to reach…

Motivational Stories on Compassion - Monk and Disciple Zen Short Stories

Disciple to Monk – What is Compassion..?

Once a young disciple came to his master and asked him, “Master, What is Compassion?” Master took him to the window and asked him to look at the beggar sitting…

Imitation Short Stories - Stories about Changing Appearance vs Inner self

Changing Appearance vs Inner Self..!!

A young disciple wanted to learn Wisdom so he went to Zen master and requested him to accept him as his disciple. Master accepted him. Young disciple used to admire…

Comparing Ourselves to Others Story - Zen Master and Samurai Moral Stories

Comparing Ourselves with Others..!!

Once a Samurai went to visit a Zen monk to seek some advice. As he entered temple where masters were praying, see this he felt inferior and felt that in-spite…

Short Stories About Fear of Death - Accepting Truth of Death Zen Teaching

How to Get Rid of Fear of Death?

Once a young man went to his master and said, “Master.. I fear death!! How can i get rid of this fear??” Master said, “Tell me.. When you borrow some…