You are the Messenger, not the Message

You are the Messenger, not the Message  Zen Traditional Tales "Tattoo inside your eyelids this reminder: 'you are the messenger, not the message. You are just like everyone else.' " This was the advice giv...

Rumi: Mystical Friendship

Rumi: A Mystical Friendship Rumi, or Jalal Ud-Din Rumi (1207-1273), is recognizably one the greatest of the Islamic mystics besides being an extraordinary poet of love and Mankind. Born in Afghanistan, he pass...

Tsuru’s Gratitude – The Crane’s Gratitude

The Crane's Gratitude - Tsuru’s gratitude A Japanese Classic Tale Once upon a time, an old and poor woodcutter finds a small and fragile crane caught in a trap. It was winter, and feeling sorry for the p...
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Justice Served-Traditional Tales

Traditional Tales - Justice Served “I should like to be able to love my country and still love justice.” ~ Albert Camus quotes According to an old legend from the Middle Ages, there once lived a very just an...

Traditional Tales –The Wings of Humans

Traditional Tales – The Wings of Humans “We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another.” ~Luciano De Crescenzo Tradition says that one day a powerful archangel...

The Art of Being Centered

Traditional Tales: The Art of Being Centered “If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, which would be giving as the angels give.” ~Georg...

The Hidden Meaning of Fairy Tales

This article is restricted to Members of the University. The Symbolism of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs “If you ask a butterfly exactly how it happened that he turned from an ugly, old caterpillar into on...

Traditional Tales: The Garden of the Heart

 Traditional Tales: The Garden of the Heart Walking within the garden of his heart, the pupil suddenly came upon the Master, and was glad, for he had but just finished a task in His service which he hastened...

Traditional Tales: The Search for Peace

Traditional Tales: The Search for Peace Search for Peace: The Series traditional tales have the clear objective to bring  various Tales of wisdom through the Storytelling of many traditions. They provide us wi...

Zen Tales – A Master in Prison

A Zen master had been put into jail several times. Now, it is one thing to forgive a thief, it is one thing not to think that he is bad, it is another thing to go to jail oneself. And not once, many times – for...