Parables


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 indoors. But the baby peacock...


Chishti And Music - Sufi Story By Osho

Chishti And Music

I have heard a story. It happened in Ajmer… You must have heard about one Sufi mystic, Moinuddin Chishti, whose dargah, whose tomb, is in Ajmer. Chishti was a...


A Good Disciple - Buddhist Zen Story

A Good Disciple

Chudapanthaka, a young monk and his brother were the humble disciples of Sakyamuni Buddha. While his brother could easily memorise verses, Chudapanthaka could hardly remember his guru’s teachings. Seeing...


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 to learn the tricks of...


The Virtuous King - Buddhist Zen Story

The Virtuous King

The Bodhisattva was once born as Ghata, the king of Benaras. He was a very virtuous and just king. One day king Ghata saw one of his ministers misbehaving...