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HEAVY

from the marvelous collection of Zen materials at Deoxy The Stone Mind Hogen, a Chinese Zen teacher, lived alone in a small temple in the country. One day four traveling monks appeared and asked if they might make a fire … Continue reading

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THE LAST STEP

Mullah Nasrudin had obtained a part time gig as the agricultural adviser to the village. There wasn’t much to do but answer the queries of gardeners and farmers. One man was struggling with his lawn and, so, one day he … Continue reading

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THE WAY IT WORKS

The Dalai Lama was being interviewed and was asked about his devotion to the concepts of non-violence and compassion and respect for all forms of life, however big or small. The interviewer asked what he would do if a mosquito … Continue reading

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