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The earthquakes in Nepal have severely damaged 242 temples in the neighbouring Tibet region in China, disrupting the lives of 2,566 monks and nuns, the regional religious affairs bureau said on Tuesday. The bureau told state-run Xinhua news agency that these people have been relocated to temporary settleme...
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A random short story for you to ponder.
A monk who had studied under the Zen master Kassan for a period of time. Then he left him to go to many other places for more Zen enquiry. However, he could not find any place that fitted him. Furthermore, at any place visited, he hread that Kassan was praised as one of the great Zen masters. Therefore, the monk was back with Kassan and asked him: -At any place I visited, it was said that you, Sir, have very deep understanding, why didn't you tell me about that? Kassan replied: -When you started to cook, I kindled the fire. When you shared the food, I gave you my bowl. Was there any time I disappointed you? Right under the words, the monk awaked.