Eastern Wisdom’s Taste

Five Chapters of the Treasure Box
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
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
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.
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
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