3 Life lessons to be learned from this simple zen story.

Abraham Lincoln once asked one of his secretaries, "If you call a tail a leg, how many legs does a horse have?". "Five," replied the secretary. "No," said the President, "The answer is four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg." If you like reading short stories, you must go through the... Continue Reading →

Buddha on ‘How we treat our consciousness.’

The Buddha offered this drastic image: "There is a cow with such a terrible skin disease that her skin is almost no longer there. When you bring her to an ancient wall or an old tree, all living creatures in the bark of the tree come out, cling to the cow's body, and suck. When... Continue Reading →

The balance between present and future

There is a story about Buddha and a musician who was discouraged with his meditation practice. The Buddha asked :"What happens when you tune your instrument too tightly?" "The strings break," the musician replied."And what happens when you string it too loosely?""When it's too loose, no sound comes out," the musician answered. "The string that... Continue Reading →

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