​Sufi humor: Of laws that apply unequally on different men

One day the inhabitants of the town complain to Hodja about the Cadi (judge in Ottoman times): - “Cadi Effendi cares for his personal interest only. He sometimes acquits the guilty; but sometimes punishes them severely for the same crime. He doesn’t recognize the law. He is on the side of the one who serves … Continue reading ​Sufi humor: Of laws that apply unequally on different men

Mystic opulence of the perfect master

A young physician named Kusuda heard that if one studies Zen, he will not be afraid to die. One day he concealed a dagger in his clothing and visited Zen Master Nanin, intending to see if the Master was afraid to die. When Nanin saw Kusuda, he immediately said, "Hello, friend, how are you? We … Continue reading Mystic opulence of the perfect master