Readme.it in English  home page
Readme.it in Italiano  pagina iniziale
readme.it by logo SoftwareHouse.it

Ebook in formato Kindle (mobi) - Kindle File Ebook (mobi)

Formato per Iphone, Ipad e Ebook (epub) - Ipad, Iphone and Ebook reader format (epub)

Versione ebook di Readme.it powered by Softwarehouse.it


Learning to Be Silent 

The pupils of the Tendai school used to study meditation before Zen entered Japan. Four of them who were intimate friends promised one another to observe seven days of silence. 

On the first day all were silent. Their meditation had begun auspiciouslybut when night came and the oil lamps were growing dim one of the pupils could not help exclaiming to a servant: "Fix those lamps." 

The second pupils was surprised to hear the first one talk. "We are not supposed to say a word he remarked. 

You two are stupid. Why did you talk?" asked the third. 

I am the only one who has not talked,concluded the fourth pupil.




Google