Tag: Buddhist Zen Stories


Conditions Of Welfare - Buddhist Zen Story

Conditions Of Welfare

WHEN the Blessed One was residing on the mounted called Vulture’s Peak, near Rajagaha, Ajatasattu king of Magadha, who reigned in the place of Bimbisara, planned an attack on...


The Patient Elephant - Buddhist Zen Story

The Patient Elephant

WHILE the Blessed One was residing in the Jetavana, there was a householder living in Savatthi known to all his neighbors as patient and kind, but his relatives were...


The Sick Bhikkhu - Buddhist Zen Story

The Sick Bhikkhu

AN old bhikkhu of a surly disposition was afflicted with a loathsome disease the sight and smell of which was so nauseating that no one would come near him...


Walking On Water - Buddhist Zen Story

Walking On Water

SOUTH of Savatthi is a great river, on the banks of which lay a hamlet of five hundred houses. Thinking of the salvation of the people, the World-honored One...