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A man knocked at his friend’s door to ask him a favor:
“I want you to lend me four thousand dinars because I have a debt to pay. Can you do that for me?”
The friend asked his wife to gather together everything they had of
value, but even so it was not enough. They had to go out and borrow
money from the neighbors until they managed to get the full amount.
When the man left, the woman noticed that her husband was crying.
“Why are you sad? Now that we’ve got ourselves in debt with our neighbors, are you
afraid we won’t be able to repay them?”
“Nothing of the sort! I’m crying because he is someone I like so much,
but even so I had no idea he was in need. I only remembered him when he
had to knock on my door to ask me for a loan.”
“Over the course of one year, give a coin to each person who offends or
upsets you,” instructed the abbot of a young man who wanted people to
follow a spiritual path.
For the next twelve months, the boy gave a coin to each person who
offended or upset him, as he was instructed. At the end of the year, he
returned to the abbot to find out what the next steps were.
“Go into town and buy food for me,” the abbot responded.
Once the boy left, the abbot changed his clothes, disguised himself as
a beggar and went to the gate. When the boy approached, he began to
“Good!” said the boy, “for a whole year I had to pay the people who
upset or offended me, and now I can be offended for free, without
Hearing this, the abbot removed his disguise.
“He who does not take insults seriously, is on the path to wisdom.”
The monk Chu Lai was beaten by a teacher who did not believe
anything he said. However, the professor’s wife was a follower of Chu
Lai, and demanded that her husband had to apologize to him.
Displeased, but without the courage to deny his wife,
the man went to the temple with her and murmured some words of repentance.
“I do not forgive you,” replied Chu Lai, “go back to work.”
The woman was horrified.
“My husband is humiliated, and you were not generous!”
And Chu Lai responded, “Within my soul there is no rancor. But if he
is not truly sorry, it is better for him to recognize now that he is
mad at me. If I had accepted his apology, we would be creating a false
state of harmony, and this would further increase the anger of your
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