March 6, 2013 by tonyberkman
The story goes that the Buddha was sitting under a tree (as he did) with his monks when a man approached and spit on Buddha’s face. He wiped it away and said to the man without anger or offense, “what next?” The man left deeply disturbed; as he was use to receiving inflammatory responses when insulting another. He spent the night agonizing in confusion over the day’s event. In the morning the man returned to the Buddha, threw himself at the holy teacher’s feet and begged forgiveness…
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