Brahmin and the three Crooks

In a small village, there lived a Brahmin, by the name of Mitra Sharma. He was a worshipper of Fire-God. One day, during monsoons, when the sky was overcast with cloud, he decided to conduct a certain sacrificial ritual.  The Brahmin travelled to a nearby village, to visit a devotee, to request for a goat … Read more Brahmin and the three Crooks

Martial arts and a Fearful person

One cowardly person came to a master of martial arts and asked to teach him bravery. The master looked at him and said: – I will teach you only with one condition: one month you will have to live in a big city and tell every person that you meet on your way that you … Read more Martial arts and a Fearful person

End of Wars

One day the most peaceful inhabitants from the Earth asked one very powerful wizard to stop all wars and bloodshed on the planet. – It is simple, – he said. — I will destroy all weapons on the Earth, and nobody will be able to fight anymore. – It would be great! –people exclaimed. The … Read more End of Wars

My Mother Had One Eye

My mom only had one eye. I hated her… She was such an embarrassment. She cooked for students and teachers to support the family. There was this one day during elementary school where my mom came to say hello to me. I was so embarrassed. How could she do this to me? I ignored her, … Read more My Mother Had One Eye

The Obstacle In Our Path

In ancient times, a King had a boulder placed on a roadway. Then he hid himself and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock. Some of the king’s wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by and simply walked around it. Many loudly blamed the King for not keeping the roads clear, but none … Read more The Obstacle In Our Path

Peace of Mind

Once Buddha was walking from one town to another town with a few of his followers. This was in the initial days. While they were travelling, they happened to pass a lake. They stopped there and Buddha told one of his disciples, I am thirsty. Do get me some water from that lake there.? The … Read more Peace of Mind

The Important Things In Life

A philosophy professor stood before his class with some items on the table in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks, about 2 inches in diameter. He then asked the students if the jar was full. They … Read more The Important Things In Life

The Hedgehogs

It was the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the cold. The hedgehogs, realizing the situation, decided to group together to keep warm. This way they covered and protected themselves; but the quills of each one wounded their closest companions. After awhile, they decided to distance themselves one from the other and they … Read more The Hedgehogs

Face Difficulties Positively

There was an old mule. One day accidentally he fell into the farmer’s well. The farmer has evaluated the situation and thought to himself, that neither the well nor the old mule was worth the efforts to save them. Thus he decided to haul dirt to bury the old mule in the well. So the … Read more Face Difficulties Positively