Buddha story- Parrot King

Once upon a time there lived thousands of parrot in the jungle, near a village called Bamunugama, in Rajagaha. Buddha was born as a parrot,who ruled the flock of these birds. In this village there was a paddy field belonging to a brahmin called Kosiyagotta.

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Buddha story- Habits die hard

 On one occasion, five lay disciples were present while Buddha was expounding the Dhamma at the Jetavana monastery. One of them was asleep while sitting, the second was scratching the earth with his fingers, the third was shaking the tree, the fourth was looking up at the sky. The fifth was the only one who was respectfully and attentively listening to the Buddha. Venerable Ananda, who saw the different kinds of behavior of the five disciples commented, ‘ Venerable Sir! While you were giving the Dhamma only one out of those five people were listening attentively’. Then Ananda described the different attitudes of the other four to the Buddha and asked why they were behaving thus.
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Buddha story-Angulimal the finger collector

Angulimal had murdered numerous people and he had vowed to kill one thousand men.Whenever people learned that Angulimal was hiding nearby they would leave that place. Even the king was afraid of Angulimal. The soldiers were unable to catch Angulimal.
Buddha was through the forest and people prayed to Buddha not to go through the path as Angulimal was there.They warned Buddha,” Please don’t go through this path, Angulimal would kill you,he is a cruel monster.”

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Quotes by Lord Buddha

*Mind is everything.Whatever you think you become.

*Self is the refuge of self.

*Know this Bhikkhus,I teach only of Dukkha and the elimination of Dukkha(unsatisfactoriness)

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How to be happy

what Buddha says is, follow the middle path of living.Don’t be extremist in your approach because loads of passion causes pain and suffering.See things with a vision of detachment,do things which you are supposed to do and never be obsessed with anything.

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Dhammapada quotes

* Now may every living thing, young or old, weak or strong, living near or far, known or unknown, living or yet unborn, may every living thing be full of bliss.

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Buddha story-Betrayal of a life saver

Once in a village called Kashigram lived a farmer.He used to work in his field with his bulls.Once so happened that after tilling his field the farmer let loose his bulls to graze in the nearby fields.As farmer rested he fell asleep for a while.When he woke up his bulls had gone, nowhere to be seen.The bulls went into the dense jungles of Kashigram.

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