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A meaningful Zen story about a Buddhist monk who refused to turn a thief away.

A meaningful Zen story about a Buddhist monk who refused to turn a thief away.

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    • Zen Motivational Story The Thief and the Monk Motivational Stories
    • Once a famous Buddhist monk lived close to the city. Whenever he spoke a large crowd gathered at his place. Motivational Stories
    • One of his disciples happened to be a thief. Every time he stole, he’d be caught. The monk would advise him and let him go. . Motivational Stories
    • This went on for sometime till all the disciples ran out of patience. Motivational Stories
    • “ Sir, you must send this thief away from your discourses or we’ll all have to leave,” they threatened. Motivational Stories
    • “ Then, you can all go. The thief shall stay,” said the monk. The disciples were shocked. Motivational Stories
    • “ All of you know that stealing is a sin. But this fellow doesn’t know that. If I don’t teach him, who will?” asked the Buddhist monk. Motivational Stories
    • The thief who heard this cried. And he was never the same again. And so were the disciples Motivational Stories
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