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Fresh Fish Sold Here
A new shop selling fish was opened in a village. A display board hung on the shop said "FRESH FISH SOLD HERE". A passerby came to the shop keeper and said "Why at all should you use such a big name board? The word "FRESH" appears to be superfluous........
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EMPTINESS IS VALUABLE
There was a Great Zen Master in the University of Tokyo. Once, a Western Philosopher came from America to visit him. The Western Philosopher was known to be very narrow-minded and argumentative. He would rather die but not see the Western Philosophy........
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The Bee and the Elephant
Once there was a bee who was strong and full of the hot blood of youth . One day he was flying blissfully from flower to flower, sucking nectar. He kept going farther from home forgetting that it would soon be evening and time to return.......
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WE ARE ALL GOD
Q: Do you consider yourself God?
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WANTING TO BE ATHEIST
When Narada, a great devotee was dying, God appeared to him. God asked him what he would like, if he had any desire to be fulfilled in the next life.......
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THERE IS FREEDOM IN LETTING GO
The Master told a story to his disciples. Once there lived a village of creatures along the bottom of a great crystal river.......
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The Path of Balance
For a while during his sadhana, Lord Buddha was performing severe austerities. One day, two musicians happened to pass by the place where he was sitting. One was saying to the other. "Do not tighten the strings of your instrument too much or they will......
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MASTER'S INSTRUCTIONS
"Why do we have to learn all of this dumb stuff?"
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YOU ARE WHAT YOU THINK
In a certain town lived a sadhu. He was very well respected and among his disciples were many kings, artists, scientists and other important people. This sadhu maintained very strict rules and purity. He ate neither meat nor fish. He stayed away.......
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THE POWER OF FAITH
How should we repeat the mantra?
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Happiness of the king
One man - very rich, the richest in his country - became disturbed, became frustrated. He felt that life was meaningless. He had everything that could be purchased, but all that could be purchased proved meaningless. Only something that could not be.......
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Use your mind efficiently
I would like to tell you one parable. One Sufi fakir used to say that a man was presented an airplane, a very small aircraft, by his friend, who was a great king. But the man was poor. He had heard about airplanes, but he had never seen one.......
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THE SILENT FROG
There were four frogs holding on to a piece of wood which was floating on the river. The first frog said, "Look, we are making the wood move along with us." Immediately, the second frog said, "No, you are wrong. We are moving because the wood is moving.......
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LOVE ALWAYS GIVES
There was an ancient tree, majestic with branches spread towards the sky. When it was flowering , the butterflies of all shape,size and color hummed around it. The birds from far off lands came and sang. Stretched hands blessed all who came........
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MARPA AND THE MASTER
Once there was great disciple named 'Marpa'. He was in search of a Master who could guide him to truth.......
   
The perfect Master
A young man wished to find the Perfect Master. He travelled to Indian and visited a famous yogi. But when the young man tried to open a dialogue, the yogi would not speak. So he travelled on.......
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The value of our life.
Once a disciple of Guru Nanakdev asked him. "What is the value of a human being?" The saint said, "Come back tomorrow and I will tell you." The next morning when the disciple returned, Guru Nanakdev handed him a diamond with the instruction .......
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Dhrutarashtra Embraces Bhima
Nobody was able to recognise the hypocrisy and deception of Dhrutarashtra. On one occasion Dhrutarashtra after weeping profusely over the death of his sons suddenly showed affection for Bhima. He showed the desire to embrace him........
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Give Me Your Eye.
There lived a Sadhu, who regularly used to give discourses. One day at the end of the discourse he was talking of being grateful to existence. "Operate from a space of gratitude, "Kritagna". This will allow us to expand". A beggar was sitting.......
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Get Me Some Water.
Buddha was travelling through a forest. The day was hot; it was just midday. He felt.......
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