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Freddy the Buddhist Frog

A retelling of the parable of the Monk and the Tigers.

Freddy the monk in his green regalia. (Author’s photo)

There is an ancient parable, usually credited as Buddhist, that in my opinion applies to much of our lives today.

Original Parable (in my words)

A monk was travelling a steep mountain trail when he came upon a tiger. The tiger, deciding he was hungry, charged the monk. The monk, not inclined to…



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Elder Taoist

Septuagenarian Autistic/Asperger with HSP and OCD tendencies. Does math for fun. Endlessly curious about connectedness of nature, from stars to trees to bugs.