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The Quail - Buddhist Zen Story

The Quail

The Bodhisattva was once born as a young quail who lived with his family in a well protected grass nest. Every morning his parents...
Passing The Test - Buddhist Zen Story

Passing The Test

The Bodhisattva was once born as the son of a learned Brahmin and was sent to a teacher for education as was the custom...
The Great Sage - Buddhist Zen Story

The Great Sage

In one of his lives, the Bodhisattva came back as Jotipala, the son of a priest. He grew up to be a skilful archer...
The Foolish Disciple - Buddhist Zen Story

The Foolish Disciple

The Bodhisattva was once born into a Brahmin family and later grew up to be a teacher. He had many disciples, among who was...
The Clever Robber - Buddhist Zen Story

The Clever Robber

The Bodhisattva came back as a robber once. He lived in a village near Kasi. His activities brought him to the notice of the...
The Footprint Reader - Buddhist Zen Story

The Footprint Reader

Once the Bodhisattva was born as the son of a yakshini and had the special power to read the footprints of any creature, even...
Baby Peacock - Buddhist Zen Story

Baby Peacock

The Bodhisattva came to the earth once as a peacock. While his mother went out to look for food, she warned him to stay...
The Superstitious Brahmin - Buddhist Zen Story

The Superstitious Brahmin

In one life, the Bodhisattva came to the earth as a Brahmin and lived in the Himavanta forest. One day, he went to the...
The Prince And The She-Devil - Buddhist Zen Story

The Prince And The She-Devil

Once, Bodhisattva was born as the son of King Brahmadatta of Benaras. He was the youngest of the hundred sons the King had. As...
The Wise Stag - Buddhist Zen Story

The Wise Stag

Once, the Bodhisattva was the wise leader of a herd of stags. He had a nephew named Rahula, who was put under his care...