The Secret of Calmness – Amazing Moral!
A disciple and his teacher were walking through the forest.
He asked his teacher, “Why do only a few possess a calm mind?
The teacher spoke, “An elephant was once picking leaves from a tree. A small fly came buzzing near his ear. The elephant waved it away with his long ears. The fly came again, and the elephant waved it away once more.
“This was repeated several times. The elephant asked the fly: ‘Why are you so restless and noisy? Why can’t you stay for a while in one place?’ The fly answered: ‘I am attracted to whatever I see, hear or smell.
My five senses, and everything that happens around me, pull me constantly in all directions and I cannot resist them. What is your secret? How can you stay so calm and still?’
“The elephant stopped eating and said: ‘My five senses do not rule my attention…
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