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Requesting A Watermelon - Buddhist Zen Story

Requesting A Watermelon

One day, Shakyamuni Buddha went for a walk with two of his disciples, Mahakasyapa and Ananda. As noon was approaching, the group of three...
Seeing The Six-Realms From The Buddha’s Eye - Buddhist Zen Story

Seeing The Six-Realms From The Buddha’s Eye

Prince Siddhartha had attained enlightenment after 49 days of meditation under the bodhi tree. He used the Buddha-eye to observe the sentient beings’ karmic...
The Tale Of The Topknot Monk - Buddhist Zen Story

The Tale Of The Topknot Monk

A long time ago in a previous incarnation the Buddha was a monk with very, very long hair that he tied into a...
The Parrot Who Extinguished A Forest Fire - Buddhist Zen Story

The Parrot Who Extinguished A Forest Fire

The Buddha was teaching in a village and told the following story. Once a bamboo forest was on fire, and it spread quickly due...
Tale Of A Monkey - Buddhist Zen Story

Tale Of A Monkey

Once upon a time in a mountain, there lived a monkey who had great strength and wisdom, and a heart full of kindness. One...
The Tale Of the White Elephant - Buddhist Zen Story

The Tale Of the White Elephant

In a forest long ago there was a white elephant king with six tusks who led a herd of 500 elephants. The white elephant...
The Story Of Deer Park - Buddhist Zen Story

The Story Of Deer Park

Once upon a time, there lived this Deer King, tall and handsome, with furs that glowed five colors. He and his herd of...
Does God Exist A Story Of Buddha - Buddhist Zen Story

Does God Exist? A Story Of Buddha

One day in the early morning Gautama Buddha was sitting in a garden quietly with his disciples. A man arrived silently and stood in...
A Compassionate Teacher And The Disciple Who Was A Thief - Buddhist Zen Story

A Compassionate Teacher And The Disciple Who Was A Thief

Long time ago, there was a Buddhist teacher who was wise and compassionate. He had many bright students, he taught them meditation and other...
Maitreya Appears To Asanga - Buddhist Zen Story

Maitreya Appears To Asanga

Arya Asanga was born in the year 375 AD in Purushapura, India (present day Pakistan), the capital of Gandhara, to a Warrior father and...