Category: Stories

Anger & Spiritual Progress

Once there was a teaching event organized and a Monk was invited. The Monk arrived in plain dirty clothes not looking anything like a wise learned person. He was not recognized and refused entry towards the stage. He tried to explain but no one listened. With this treatment the Monk got angry and exclaimed “Don’t
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Katha Upanishad: the story of Nachiketa

Nachiketa (Sanskrit:नचिकेत,Naciketa), Bengali: নচিকেতা) is the child protagonist in an ancient Hindu fable about the nature of the soul and Brahman. The story is told in the Katha Upanishad (c. 5th century BCE), though the name has several earlier references. He was taught Self-knowledge, the separation of the human soul (the supreme Self) from the
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Monk story: That is his problem not mine

Story of the monk who is walking down the street with one of his students and this one bully comes by and attacks him. The monk falls and keeps taking the beating. Once the bully leaves, his student, all shaken up, asked why he did nothing to defend himself and teach the bully how wrong/bad
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A Journey Called LIFE

Story of Month: A Journey Called LIFE A mouse looked through the crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife open a package. “What food might this contain?” the mouse wondered. He was devastated to discover it was a mousetrap. Retreating to the farmyard, the mouse proclaimed this warning : “There… is
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