Egotism- A Zen story

The prime minister of the Tang Dynasty was a national hero for his success as both a statesman and military leader, But despite his fame, power and wealth, he considered himself a humble and devout Buddhist. Often he visited his favorite Zen master to study under him, and they seemed to get along very well. The fact that he was prime minister apparently had no effect on their relationship, which seemed to be simply one of a revered master and respectful student. Continue reading “Egotism- A Zen story”