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    A man once told Buddha: I want Hapiness!

    Buddha replied: First, remove "I", that's ego. Then, remove "want", that's desire. And now, all you are left with is Hapiness...
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    1 Response Jul 1, 2015

    DISTRACTION A young monk journeyed far into

    the mountains to visit a famous guru. “Master,” he said, “I have a problem. Whenever I meditate, I keep being distracted by thoughts of making love to a beautiful woman. What should I do?” “That’s easy!” the guru replied. “You should make love to a beautiful...
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    1 Response Oct 14, 2014

    The Monk, The Tigers, The Mice And The Strawberry

    A monk was walking through the jungle when he saw that he was being pursued by a tiger. The monk ran for his life between the trees, the tiger close behind, when he came to the edge of a cliff. When he looked back, he saw that the tiger was getting closer. Dangling over the...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous
    51-55, M
    Sep 16, 2013

    Two Monks And A Woman

    Two monks were walking in the forest when they came to the bank of a fast-flowing river, where a young woman was waiting. She was unable to cross the river because of the strong current. Without a word, one of the monks hoisted the woman onto his shoulders and waded across...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Sep 16, 2013
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