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The Wise King - Buddhist Zen Story

The Wise King

Once upon a time, the Bodhisattva was born to King Buddhirama of Mithila and was named Fruitful. Prince Fruitful grew up to become a...
The Wild Elephant - Buddhist Zen Story

The Wild Elephant

One of the many lives of the Bodhisattva was spent as an ascetic. This one time, he came back as the most superior ascetic...
The Hare in the Moon - Buddhist Zen Story

The Hare in the Moon

The Bodhisattva was once born as a pious hare. One evening he was about to meditate when his eye caught the almost complete orb...

The Reward Of Honesty

The spirit dwelling in a holy castor tree once was actually the Bodhisattva. One day a poor man came to pray to the tree....
The Story Of A Sacrifice - Buddhist Zen Story

The Story Of A Sacrifice

Once upon a time, the Bodhisattva was born as a scholar and mastered all the scriptures. He became an ascetic and had a number...
Learning to Listen - Spiritual Story

Learning to Listen

Once, the Bodhisattva was born as an ascetic. He had five hundred followers, who lived with him in his mountain abode. Once day, half...
A Small Portion Of Gruel - Buddhist Zen Story

A Small Portion Of Gruel

The Bodhisattva, in one of his births, was born as the king of Kosala. He was a benevolent king and his reign was marked...
Arrogance Can Kill - Buddhist Zen Story

Arrogance Can Kill

Once, the Bodhisattva was born in a family of merchants. One day in the marketplace he saw an arrogant ascetic clad in a leather...
The Jealous King - Spiritual Story

The Jealous King

Long, long ago, the Bodhisattva came to live on the earth as a member of the royal family of Benaras. He was a beautiful...