5 Zen Parables With Profound Life Lessons
Zen stories are the ancient words of wisdom and deeds of Zen masters, which have been passed on through the ages. These tales tend to be insightful, enigmatic, and are fun to read and understand.
Carrying the Burden: A Zen Tale
A pair of Zen monks, a master and his pupil, went on a journey to visit another convent. As monks do, they walked much and spoke little. On the third day of their journey, the two came to a fast flowing river, and saw that there was a young woman sitting there in a beautiful dress.
Take a Moment to Feel at Peace with These Thoughts of Zen...
Zen in about inner peace, and no matter who you are or where you are from, this is something all of us humans seek; to experience moments without worry, being secure in who we are and where we stand in this world and allowing nothing to upset our inner balance.
A Zen Tale: This Story Taught Me a Great Life Lesson
For more original BabaMail videos click here Inspirational Story: A Zen Tale story, spiritual, inspirational, baba recommends, moral, zen Everyone of us will be able to relate to this story.
10 Zen Quotes That'll Help Anyone Find Their Inner Peace
With its origins rooted in China, Zen is a practice that hones what many people find to be valuable life wisdom that allows the vitalization of one's true self.
A Moment of Contemplation: A State of Nothing
Listen to this small talk by Alan Watts, who was a British born philosopher, writer, and speaker, as well as a priest and a Zen master, as he talks about our irrational fear of... nothing.
10 Buddhist Quotes that Can Guide All, Regardless of Faith
Buddhism is the collective name of three Asian philosophies (Theravada, Tibetan and Zen Buddhism) which have as their common thread the teaching that was uttered by Gautama Buddha: that human suffering is inextricably tied to passions and attachments.
The Sublime Beauty of the Haiku Poem and How to Write One
10 Beautiful Haikus and How to Write One nature, how to, beauty, poetry, poems, Japan, seasons, zen, literature, mindfulness, Buddhism, Haiku, poets Haiku poems are incredibly short, don't rhyme but have stilled taken the world by a storm. This is why they're considered so beautiful.
10 Useful Tips to Derive Pleasure from Everyday Things
Jobs, chores, assignments- everything comes second to your body. 10 Useful Tips to Derive Pleasure from Everyday Things tips, life, philosophy, lifestyle, joy, zen, awareness, mindfulness, observation, ordinary, pleasure, banality How to shake your routine up and insert joy in the most ordinary things
Hilarious! The Funny Sayings of the 'Jewish' Buddha
Now imagine for a moment a place where Zen meets Judaism, just for laughs, it might look something like these funny quotes. [related_articles] These sayings are from ' Zen Judaism: For You, A Little Enlightenment' , by David M. Bader .
This Piece of Buddhist Philosophy Was Made to Baffle You
But Zen Buddhists living in China from the 9th to 13th century asked a markedly different question – why should we require an explanation? Watch the video below to discover the curious philosophical thought experiments these Buddhists termed Zen kōans.
I've Never Seen Gardens as Beautiful as the Japanese Ones
Ryoan-Ji Zen Garden – Kyoto, Japan 4. Japanese Garden – Cowra, Australia A catalog of features “typical” of the Japanese garden may be drawn up without inquiring deeply into the underlying Japanese practice.
Hilarious: When Cats Get a Fright!
They can be so calm, almost zen-like, when everything is peaceful, but get them riled up and the reactions are priceless. This video is full of cats panicking and jumping at nothing, and we laughed throughout! Hilarious: When Cats Get a Fright!
These Cats Will Make You Meow With Laughter!
The most zen looking animals when they sleep, cats are just hilarious when they get into action. Their reactions, their OVER-reactions and always with that most adorable of faces. Enjoy a few minutes of utter cat hilarity.
14 'Laws' That Are Hilariously Accurate!
Related: Sayings of the Jewish Zen [related_articles] Related: Where Did 'Murphy's Law' Come From? Share these funny laws of life with friends and family!
What an Incredible Balancing Act of Beauty, Poise & Grace!
Just watching this unique Japanese artist move with Zen-Buddhist like tranquility and poise is an experience the Spanish audience who witnessed it will never forget. I too feel so touched by the peace it has inspired in my soul.
22 Ways to Show Cats Love They Can Understand
They may seem like zen masters but when it comes to communicating with humans, they aren't quite as easy as dogs are. A cat has its own tastes when it comes to affection, and if you want them to get attached to you, you have to be on your best behavior.
The Last Supper: 12 Amazing Facts About the Masterpiece
Even famous artists like Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol or even contemporary ones like Chinese painter Zen Fanzhi have made famous art based on this painting.
These Innovative Packages Will Make You Do A Double-Take
Source Shop bag design with fun DIY design options Source On-the-go food: package that turns into a plate Source Message on a bottle Source Multi-purpose packaging: a box that turns into a hanger Source Vodka bottles with peel-off fruit covers Source Wine bottle with a cork label Source Chocolate box Zen
These Gadgets are Really Nifty!
controlled lawn mower Solar powered outlet sticks to glass Pen converts everything you write into an electronic file that can be sent to your phone or copied to your computer Send the digital copy of your X-ray to this company and they mail you a sticker of it to wrap around your cast Upload images to the Zen
18 Tiny Houses that Are Terribly Clever
A zen-like floating houseboat in Finland source 16. A beautiful type of trailer, more like a family cottage on wheels source 17. A tiny yet beautiful house in Toronto source 18.
17 Heart-Melting Smiling Animals to Brighten Your Day
A Zen moment with the balancing cat . These cows give warm kisses to thank the faithful dog guarding them, and it can’t help but smile from ear to ear. When a new sibling is brought home... The sly grin of a sneaky lizard. "You two - give me a proud winner’s smile!"
Before And After Photos of Budget and DIY Home Renovations
There was no zen around when this garden was being built. 16. This must have required real magic. Or immense patience 17. Nothing is more important than a peaceful bathroom 18. Replacing loose wires with winding stairs. Genius.
The Minimalist Movement Is Really Taking a Hold in Japan
Coupled with the pronounced influence of Zen Buddhism in that country, which instills a desire for simplicity, minimalism just makes sense there because it's impractical to keep a bunch of expensive possessions in a region that's so earthquake-prone.