the rabbit who overcame fear

the rabbit who overcame fear

I arrived at Dharma School on Easter morning.

I was ready to tell the Starfish story when I noticed a Jataka tale that I hadn’t told before.

(fyi Jataka tales are like Buddhist fairy tales. Many of them involve animals and they teach a lesson.)

This Jataka tale was called “The Rabbit Who Overcame Fear”. I decided to read this story to them and save the starfish story for another time. The rabbit…

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My daily activity is not different. It is only that I am spontaneously in harmony with it; not grasping or rejecting anything. Everywhere there is nothing to assert or oppose.

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