Socratic triple filter

Truth, Goodness and Usefulness In ancient Greece, Socrates was held in high esteem for his wisdom and teaching others how to live a good life....

Entering a Flow State

Entering a Creative State Cook Ting was cutting up an ox for Lord Wen-hui. At every touch of his hand, every heave of his shoulder, every...

Dream of a butterfly

Once Chuang Chou dreamt he was a butterfly, a butterfly flitting and fluttering around, happy with himself and doing as he pleased. He didn't know he...

Rejoice always! – a Zen Parable

The beauty of Orchids One Chan master loved orchids, and planted all sorts of different orchids. When his time was not occupied by giving Buddhist talks,...