18228A Nasrudin Tale Shared by Paulo Coelho
- Apr 2, 2012All Nasrudin's disciples were gathered at a feast.
They ate and drank for several hours, and talked
about the origins of the stars. The night drew on
and everyone made ready to go home.
A fine plate of sweets was left on the table: Nasrudin
made all his disciples eat it.
One, however, refused.
"The master is testing us," he said. "He wants to see
whether we can control our desires."
"You are mistaken," replied Nasrudin. "The best way
of dominating a desire, is to satisfy it. I would rather
you had the sweets in your bellies their rightful
place than in your minds, which should be filled with
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