Wisdom notebook

from Illusions by Richard Bach

30.10.2015 04:06

Once there lived a village of creatures along the bottom of a great crystal river. The current of the river swept silently over them all -- young and old, rich and poor, good and evil -- the current going its own way, knowing only its own crystal self. Each creature in...

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Short parables

29.10.2015 04:21

Parable  about an Axe A man who lost his axe suspected his neighbor's son of stealing it. To him, as he observed the boy, the way the lad walked, the expression on his face, the manner of his speech – in fact everything about his appearance and behavior...

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Рarable. Mirror

29.10.2015 04:05

Scholar asked the Teacher: Teacher, whether the world is hostile to humans? Or it brings the benefit to them? - I'll tell you a parable about how the world belongs to the person - the teacher said. Once upon a time lived a great cheich. He ordered to build a beautiful...

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Parable. Inner silence

27.10.2015 04:03

There is a stiry about a Buddhist enlightened master who was sitting by the side of the river one evening, enjoying the sound of the water, the sound of the wind passing through the trees.... A man came and asked him, "Can you tell me in a single word the essence of...

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Parable. They do not exist

25.10.2015 03:59

A man went to a barbershop to have his hair cut and his beard trimmed. As the barber began to work, they began to have a good conversation and talked about so many things and various subjects. When they eventually touched on the subject of God, the barber said: "I...

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About awakening. Nukunu.

22.10.2015 03:52

I had been looking and searching here and there, often desperate for something. My heart was screaming for a fulfillment that was missing. I crossed many paths and I committed myself wholeheartedly every time. I did what I could to a point where all efforts dropped...

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Parable. Businessman and fisherman

21.10.2015 03:52

Once a businessman standing on the pier of a quaint coastal fishing village watched a fisherman in a small boat catching a quite big tuna. The businessman complimented the fisherman on the quality of his fish and asked how long did it take to catch such fish. “Oh, a...

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19.10.2015 03:50

Pandu, a wealthy jeweler of the Brahman caste, travelled in a carriage with his slave to Benares. While proceeding on their journey the travelers overtook a samana, as the Buddhist monks were called, and the jeweler observing the venerable appearance of the holy man,...

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Parable. Boom and Fog

18.10.2015 03:49

- Master - disciple once asked - why there are difficulties that prevent us to achieve the goal, divert us away from the chosen path, trying to make him confess his weakness? - What do you call difficulties, - said the Master - is actually a part of your goal. Come to...

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