A young man approaches a Zen Master with a question. The man is clever and hopes to gain wisdom through deceiving the Zen Master. He plans on asking the Zen Master a question that serves as a metaphor for the … Continue reading
Turn off your mind, relax and float down stream, It is not dying, it is not dying Lay down al thoughts, surrender to the void, It is shining, it is shining. Yet you may see the meaning of within It … Continue reading
Learn to become completely present, and learn to to live outside your thoughts.
A Zen abbot went dressed in rags to the door of a rich man and was turned away with an empty bowl. He soon returned in his formal robe of office and was invited in and seated before a sumptuous … Continue reading
On June 9, a grand martial arts performance was staged to celebrate China’s seventh Cultural Heritage Day in Tagou Wushu School in central China’s Henan Province. In 2005, the Chinese government established a national ‘Cultural Heritage Day’ to be celebrated … Continue reading
Several citizens ran into a hot argument about God and different religions, and each one could not agree to a common answer. So they came to the Lord Buddha to find out what exactly God looks like. The Buddha asked … Continue reading
A video tutorial from Curbly about making a little zen garden for your desk.
Hyakujo, the Chinese Zen master, used to labor with his pupils even at the age of eighty, trimming the gardens, cleaning the grounds, and pruning the trees. The pupils felt sorry to see the old teacher working so hard, but … Continue reading
“Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.” ~Oren Arnold