You probably heard some of these, maybe all. I thought about stories that touched me or made a big impression and that came from Zen or Taoists masters. Here are the eight I compiled. Do you have others you like, that inspire you?
How Fast Can I Learn?
A martial arts student went to a teacher and declared he wanted to learn the system, he was devoted and ready. How long would it take? The teacher replied: “Ten years.”
The student, a bit impatient and not satisfied with the answer went ahead and said: But I want to master it faster than that, I will work every hard, practice 10 or more hours a day if necessary. How long would it THEN take? The teacher replied: “Twenty years.”
I Left Her At The River
A senior and junior monk are walking down a path together and they come to a…
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