Story: Gautam Buddha, Disciple and Relatives (Source: Google Baba) Buddha explains why he will not abuse back his abuser Once, a Brahmana named Bharadvaja became a disciple of Buddha. He shaved off his hair, donned saffron clothes, became a monk and left his home to follow Buddha. Some relatives of Bharadvaja became very angry with Buddha at this. They felt that Buddha had misled their relative and stolen him from
The greatest mistake is to imagine that we never err.: Thomas Carlyle   Introduction Tolerance in any process is relevant based on its context. When we are purchasing vegetables from the market, the error of 10 grams does not matter. But when we are purchasing a gold ornament, even an error of 1 gram is very expensive. Similarly, when we withdraw money from the bank, even an error of 1
Story: Four Pupil and Oil Lamps (Source: Google Baba: Paul Reps, Zen Flesh, Zen Bones) The pupils of the Tendai school used to study meditation before Zen entered Japan. Four of them who were intimate friends promised one another to observe seven days of silence. On the first day, all were silent. Their meditation had begun auspiciously, but when night came and the oil lamps were growing dim one of
Inclusion is not a matter of political correctness. It is the key to growth: Jesse Jackson, Activist   Introduction In the novel “Don Quixote”, it was written that “It is the part of a wise man to keep himself today for tomorrow, and not venture all his eggs in one basket.”  It means when we are planning something, we should have the foresight to see the future and plan our
Story: Zen Master, Host and Earthquake (Source: Google Baba) A Zen Master and a few friends had gathered and they were eating and talking when suddenly there was an earthquake. The building that they were sitting in was a seven-story building, and they were on the seventh story so life was in danger. Everybody tried to escape. The host, running by, looked to see what had happened to the master.

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