Category: spiritual well-being

Ideas related to flourishing spiritually.

Bankei and a Heckler
436 3 04 Feb 2018
This brief story of Zen Master Bankei and a heckler comes from…
Hakuin and the Child
390 1 03 Feb 2018
This great story, which is well-known in Zen circles, is from Paul…
Cup of Tea
389 2 02 Feb 2018
This classic story about a cup of tea is from Paul Reps…
Fever of Sensual Pleasures
417 1 31 Jan 2018
This helpful analogy from The Budda comes from his conversation with Magandiya. …
Shunryu Suzukui Nearly Drowning
376 1 30 Jan 2018
This true story is from David Chadwick's Crooked Cucumber:  The Life and Zen…
Tidal Wave Story
372 3 28 Jan 2018
This story (and you may have heard similar ones) is from Charlotte…
Expectations From A Prince
394 0 27 Jan 2018
  This story, which makes an important point in a humorous way,…
Poisoned Tree Story
392 0 26 Jan 2018
This traditional story is retold by Jack Kornfield in A Path With Heart…
Rumi and the Trapped Bird story
383 2 25 Jan 2018
Rumi's story of the trapped bird comes from Jack Kornfield's A Path With…
Nisargadatta Visitor story
411 1 24 Jan 2018
This short, encouraging story is one that Jack Kornfield tells about his…