A priest was in charge of the garden within a famous Zen temple. One day, the priest was expecting some special guests, and so he took extra care in tending to the garden.


Two people are wandering, lost in the desert. They are dying from hunger and thirst.

The monks and the lady of the night

Two travelling monks reached a ford in a river where they met a young lady of the night


A rich merchant died and left to his three sons his prize stud camels. As was traditional in their society, each son received camels according to his age.


There was an old man who had farmed his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away.


A young and rather boastful champion challenged a Zen master who was renowned for his skill as an archer.