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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...
The Story Of Two Swans - Buddhist Fables

The Story Of Two Swans

Once there lived myriad swans in the Manasa Lake in the Himalayas. When swarmed together they looked like the darting grove of lotuses. When...
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...
The Story Of Ruru Deer - Buddhist Fables

The Story Of Ruru Deer

Once upon a time there lived a deer in a dense forest. He was called Ruru. He had a golden body resplendent with the...
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...