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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.

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 of having fought for justice and peace he hadn’t even come near state of grace which was achieved was monks praying there. As monk finished…

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 coins from someone then are you afraid to give them back??” “Of course not..! I will not be afraid..”, Young man replied. Young man didn’t…

Spiritual Enlightenment Short Stories - Objective World Zen Moral Stories

Best Spiritual Enlightenment Stories..!! (Must Read)

Story 1: I want to Find GOD..!! Once a Master living in solitude was meditating by river side. One Young man came to know about that and thought of going to meet him. So, One day young man came to him and said, “Master, i wish to become your disciple because I want to find…

Short Stories about Achieving Goals - Importance of Harmony in Life Story

Way to Achieve Goal!! Short Stories

One day master was watching a practice session in courtyard. All students were doing their practices. Among all those students he noticed that there was one young man who was trying to perfect his technique but he is not able to work on that move properly and it seemed to master that young man was…

Spiritual Stories with Morals - Zen Master Teaching for Life Lesson Stories

Zen Master and His Dog..!

Once a Zen master had a dog. Dog loved his evening play with his master. Daily they used to play a game in evening. Master used to throw the stick and dog would go ahead to fetch a stick and run back and give ball to master and sit there wiggling tail waiting for next…

Powerful Life Lesson Stories - Monk Advice Story

Find Your Own Path – Powerful Life Lesson

Story 1: Insult and Praise..!! A person went to Abbot and asked him, “What would be the best way to please God?” “Go to cemetery and insult the dead.” replied Abbot. Person did was told to do by Abbot. Next day he came back to Abbot. When abbot met person, asked him, “Did they respond?”…

Moral Stories on Self Sacrifice - Best Story to Understand Winning Losing

Can Win but Still Lose.. Why?

Once a young man came to Abbot of monastery and said, “I really want to become a monk but i haven’t learned anything of importance in my life. Only thing i know is how to play chess because that’s what i have been learning from my father from young age but I want to get…

Choices Short Story - Best Zen Short Story About Heaven or Hell English

Choice: Heaven or Hell..?

One day a very famous samurai came to Zen Master Hakuin. Being a samurai he knew only about life and death. So he just wanted to know where were the gates of heaven and hell. So that when the time comes he could escape hell and go to heaven. So he asked Master, “Where is…

Verbal Abuse Stories - Peaceful Warrior Moral Ignoring Provocation Story

Peaceful Warrior Secret to Win..

Once lived a great warrior who was quiet old but still was able to defeat any challenger. He was famous throughout the island and had many students gathered to study under him. One day a young warrior arrived at village was determined to be the first one to defeat great warrior. He had great strength…

Trust in God Stories - Best Moral Stories About God in English

Trust in God Stories..

Story 1. Trust in God!! An emperor asked to Monk, “I would like to see your God. How can i see it?” Monk replied, “It’s impossible! You cannot see God.” Listening to this reply emperor questioned, “Impossible? If i can not see God, Hoe can i entrust my life to God?” “Ok, Can you show…

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