Zen Story: Right and Wrong

When Bankei held his seclusion-weeks of meditation, pupils from many parts of Japan came to attend. During one of these gatherings, a pupil was caught stealing. The matter was reported to Bankei with the request that the culprit is expelled. Bankei ignored the case. Later the pupil was caught in a similar act, and again … Continue reading

Mobil Mewah Nyampah, Malu Ah!

Problem sampah termasuk prilaku manusianya saya rasa sudah cukup akut di lingkungan sehari-hari. Ada anak SD yang sedang dibonceng ibunya, dengan santainya membuang plastik es sisa minumannya ke pinggir jalan dari motor yang sedang melaju. Ada anak kecil yang tiap hari sibuk mengais sampah. Ada sampah bekas susu instan di kebun binatang yang kami kunjungi … Continue reading