A fisherman, a celestial maiden: a fateful decision
An anonymous Hindu tale retold by Rama Devagupta.
A classic quest seen anew
A spiritual master on what it takes
Tsunemasa, Attributed to Zeami Motokiyo / Japanese Noh. Retold by Kenneth E. Lawrence, translated by Edward Kai Lawrence. Art by Kumiko Lawrence
Kuzunoha is a popular figure in Japanese folklore
Rafe Martin offers a retelling of a traditional Buddhist Jataka tale.
Mullah Nasr Eddin, or Hodja Nasr Eddin, is a legendary Turkish teller of tales, a sort of wise fool, to whom all sorts of exploits are attributed.
Today we have gathered and we see that the cycles of life continue. We have been given the duty to live in balance and harmony with each other and all living things. […]
In Vesali, in ancient India, at the time of the Buddha, a baby girl was born spontaneously at the foot of a mango tree in the royal garden. She was given the name Ambapali.