20 Nov 2014
Nov 20 2014

Overcoming Anger : A Zen Tale Let us enjoy reading this Zen Tale of Overcoming Anger. A Zen student said to his teacher, “Master, I have an ungovernable temper. Help me get rid of it.” “You have something very strange,” said the teacher. “Show it to me.” “Right […]

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20 Nov 2014
Nov 20 2014

Making a Difference : A Zen Tale Let us enjoy reading this Zen Tale of Making a Difference . Ryokan was a Zen teacher of repute. One day a fisherman saw him walking on the beach soon after a storm. The storm had washed up thousands of starfish […]

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20 Nov 2014
Nov 20 2014

A Handful of Answers : A Zen Tale Let us enjoy reading this Zen Tale of A Handful of Answers. A young student of Zen was going to the market to buy vegetables for the monastery where he was studying. On the way he met a student from […]

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20 Nov 2014
Nov 20 2014

Short Stories This page is dedicated to Short Stories and to those interested in reading light prose. Fewer and fewer people these days read stories. This is unfortunate. So only the lucky few will experience the joy that reading such fine work can give. The goal of this […]

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20 Nov 2014
Nov 20 2014

Tricksters Humbled : A Raman Story Let us enjoy reading this Raman Story of Tricksters Humbled . Four travelers once asked an old woman to keep a little bundle for them and told her to give it back only when all four were present. One of them, however, […]

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20 Nov 2014
Nov 20 2014

The Key to Heaven : A Raman Story Let us enjoy reading this Raman Story of The Key to Heaven . The villagers were delighted. A sage who performed miracles had come to their village. Every morning and evening they would gather at the temple with specially prepared […]

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20 Nov 2014
Nov 20 2014

The Irreverent Devotee : A Raman Story Let us enjoy reading this Raman Story of The Irreverent Devotee . Tenali Raman prayed fervently to Goddess Kali. And one day the goddess sporting a thousand faces appeared before him. Rama was awed and was about to prostrate himself when […]

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20 Nov 2014
Nov 20 2014

The Fool of the Year : A Raman Story Let us enjoy reading this Raman Story of The Fool of the Year . Fool of the Year contest was open to all the courtiers of King Krishnadeva Raya. All the people looked forward to the event as the […]

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20 Nov 2014
Nov 20 2014

The Dutiful Son : A Raman Story Let us enjoy reading this Raman Story of Raman – The Dutiful Son. The King’s mother died before she could eat the mango she had asked for. And some wily courtiers convinced the king that his mother’s soul would not rest […]

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20 Nov 2014
Nov 20 2014

The Boy Wonder : A Raman Story Let us enjoy reading this Raman Story of Raman The Boy Wonder. When Raman was a boy, his neighbor once took him to the house of a rich and powerful landlord. “He’s a prodigy,” the neighbor told the landlord. “I’ve never […]

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