9 Life Lessons From The Tao Te Ching

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterStumbleUponTumblrReddit This guest post is from Regan Jacklin, a fellow traveler and blogger I met in Mexico late last year. It’s a chapter taken from his handbook Man’s Guide To Well-Being, which you can currently download for […]

A Cup Of Tea [A Zen Tale]

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterStumbleUponTumblrReddit Nan-in, a Japanese master during the Meiji era (1868-1912), received a university professor who came to inquire about Zen. Nan-in served the tea. He poured his visitor’s cup full, and then kept on pouring. […]

Ritual Cat [A Zen Tale]

FacebookGoogle+TwitterStumbleUponTumblrRedditWhen the abbot and his disciples practised their evening meditation, a cat who lived in the monastery made so much noise that it distracted them. So one day the abbot ordered that the cat be […]

Crossing The River [A Zen Tale]

FacebookGoogle+TwitterStumbleUponTumblrRedditTwo monks were on a pilgrimage. One day, they came to a deep river. FacebookGoogle+TwitterStumbleUponTumblrReddit

Who Knows? [A Zen Tale]

FacebookGoogle+TwitterStumbleUponTumblrRedditThere once was an old farmer who worked in the fields growing crops. One day, his only horse ran away. Soon after, neighbours from the village visited and offered their sympathies “What a shame, now […]