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Thursday Mar 31, 2005

Stream of Consciousness

Here is one of my favorite Buddhist tales.

An old monk and a young monk were walking along the road when they came to a rushing stream. It was neither too wide nor too deep and they were about to wade across when a beautiful young woman, who had been waiting on the bank, approached them. She was elegantly dressed, and she fluttered her fan and batted her eyelashes, smiling at them with big eyes.