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  • Going higher

    It intrigued the congregation to see that their rabbi disappeared each week on the eve of the Sabbath. They suspected that he was secretly meeting the Almighty, so they deputed one of…

  • The bad coin

    There was once an old Sufi who earned his living by selling all sorts of odds and ends.  It seemed as if the man had no judgment because people would frequently pay…

  • Appointment with April

    Once, philosopher George Santayana came into a sizeable legacy and was able to relinquish his post on the Harvard faculty. The classroom was packed for his final appearance, and Santayana did himself…

  • The real life

    There is a beautiful story…. A great king, Prasenjita, had come to see Gautama Buddha. And while they were conversing, just in the middle, an old Buddhist sannyasin – he must have…

  • Drop it!

    Once a king came to Gautama Buddha. He was a devotee, a great devotee, and he had come for the first time for his darshan — for his audience. In one of…

  • Sugar and salt make the taste

    I have heard an ancient parable — must be very ancient because God used to live on the earth in those days. Slowly slowly, he became very tired of man, because people…

  • The priest and the prayer

    Leo Tolstoy has written a beautiful story: Three men became very famous saints in Russia. The highest priest of the country was very much disturbed — obviously, because people were not coming…