• Great teachers, great students

    These are people who rose from humble beginnings and personal struggles to achieve world-renowned success, and all thanks to having great teachers. If you think that even your smallest actions as a mentor…

  • Thankless work

    A certain man died and went to heaven. He was granted a chance to go round God’s premises and angel Gabriel took him around. They entered the first department, a huge hall…

  • Office boy

    A jobless man applied for the position of an office boy at a very big firm. The employer interviewed him, following it up with a test. “You are hired,” he said.“Give me your…

  • There are no accidents in life

    Dr. Mark, a well-known cancer specialist, was once on his way to an important conference in another city where he was going to be granted an award in the field of medical…

  • The three trees

    Once upon a time, there were three trees which resided on the top of a hill in the woods. They were discussing their hopes and dreams for the future when the first…

  • True to one’s nature

    There was this man who saw a scorpion floundering around in the water. He decided to save it by stretching out his finger, but the scorpion stung him. The man still tried…

  • A little boy’s temper

    Once there was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer…

  • Where is the power?

    Once, in Heaven, there was a discussion among the gods to decide where the miraculous secret power, the power by which man can achieve anything in this world, was to be kept…

  • Concentration

    After winning several archery contests, a young and rather boastful champion challenged a Zen master who was renowned for his skill as an archer. The young man demonstrated remarkable technical proficiency when…

  • Follow your bliss

    Author Joseph Campbell often talked about ‘following your bliss.’ I heard of a bus driver in Chicago who does just that. He sings while he drives. That’s right… sings! And I don’t…