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Re: Do you remember this One?

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  • mlcanow
    Amrita is here....don t you doubt, doubt of the doubter. ... be ... forget ... performed ... that ... as ... task. ... the ... has ... if ... full ...
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 6, 2003
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      Amrita is here....don't you doubt,
      doubt of the doubter.


      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, medit8ionsociety
      <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > The Mullah said: There is one thing in this world which must never
      be
      > forgotten. If you were to forget everything else, but did not
      forget
      > that, then there would be no cause to worry; whereas if you
      performed
      > and remembered and did not forget every single thing, but forget
      that
      > one thing, then you would have done nothing whatsoever. It is just
      as
      > if a king had sent you to the country to carry out a specified
      task.
      > You go and perform a hundred other tasks; but if you have not
      > performed that particular task on account of which you had gone to
      the
      > country, it is as though you have performed nothing at all. So man
      has
      > come in this world for a particular task, and that is his purpose;
      if
      > he does not perform it, then he will have done nothing.
      > A bystander who happened to be listening was so impressed with
      > Nasrudin's words that he approached the Mullah and said:
      > "Oh, Master, your message is indeed quite wonderful and amazing,
      full
      > of great wisdom and knowledge!"
      > At this point Nasrudin tried to keep from blushing as the
      bystander
      > continued saying:
      > "Oh, pray tell, Great Master, what is this thing which should not
      be
      > forgotten?"
      > Nasrudin putting on his wisest face answered:
      > "It is that which I forgot."
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