Beatrice: The Vision that Stood Time

Beatrice: The Vision that Stood Time Dante and Beatrice, by Henry Holiday. Dante looks longingly at Beatrice (in center) passing by with friend Lady Vanna (red) along the Arno River Beatrice Portinari has ...

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...

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...