Tag: Bodhisattva


Great Gift - Buddhist Zen Story

Great Gift

The Bodhisattva was once born as a king-hearted prince named Great Gift. One day, the prince went to a nearby village and saw the sufferings of his poor subjects....


Wrong Friends - Buddhist Zen Story

Wrong Friends

The Bodhisattva was once born as the leader of the iguanas and lived with his family in the forest. He had a young son who made friends with a...


Good To All - Buddhist Zen Story

Good To All

Once, the Bodhisattva was born as Brahmadatta, the king of Benaras. In the neighbouring kingdom, there ruled Mallika, another famous king. One day, both of them disguised themselves and...


Two Ascetics - Buddhist Zen Story

Two Ascetics

The Bodhisattva was once born as the king of Gandhara. One day, he saw the lunar eclipse and realized the futility of his kingly life. So he became an...


True Love - Buddhist Zen Story

True Love

The Bodhisattva came back once as the God of Birds, Garuda. He changed his form to a handsome young man and often played dice with the king of Benaras...


One Grey Hair - Buddhist Zen Story

One Grey Hair

Many moons ago the Bodhisattva, the Enlightened being, was born as King Makhadeva. The king had already lived for eighty-four years and had many more years to live, when...