Eastern Wisdom’s Taste

Five Chapters of the Treasure Box
The Princess and the Pea

The Princess and the Pea

Not long ago I was reading to a story to my daughter about a queen who had a son, and she wanted to test a girl, to find out if she was
Giving Up the Cane

Giving Up the Cane

Once upon a time, in a faraway land where everyone was blind, a conference was held in the great hall, in tribute to the wonderful cane. The latest lightweight collapsible models were
Cat Food

Cat Food

Fourteen hundred years ago, Seng-Ts’an, the third Chinese Zen patriarch, was approaching the age of ninety and had yet to find a suitable successor for the title. There were many students in
The Key

The Key

There was once a large prison full of people serving life sentences. One day an outsider came by and passed a key to them through the barred window, along with instructions for
Catching the Lizard by the Tail

Catching the Lizard by the Tail

Potila was a well-respected monk who lived at the time of the Buddha. He was so knowledgeable about the Buddha’s teachings that he could quote and explain them better than anyone else.