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Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Zen Stories

Many good stories here:

"It Will Pass

A student went to his meditation teacher and said, 'My meditation is horrible! I feel so distracted, or my legs ache, or I'm constantly falling asleep. It's just horrible!' 'It will pass,' the teacher said matter-of-factly.

A week later, the student came back to his teacher. 'My meditation is wonderful! I feel so aware, so peaceful, so alive! It's just wonderful!'

'It will pass,'
the teacher replied matter-of-factly."



Blogger CJ said...

I love that one. I first read it in Eckhart Tolle's A New Earth. It reminds me a lot of one of my other favourites: Maybe

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