villagers were sitting under a tree and
watching the sunset. They were very close
friends. After sitting quietly for some time, one
asked the other, "What are you
"I am planning to buy five acres of land, a
garden." The other friend immediately
buy the garden!"
one was surprised. He asked
"why"? The second one replied, "I am
planning to buy a buffalo. Then, my buffalo will enter your garden and we will
fight, have misunderstandings and lose our friendship. I do not want to lose our
The first one said,
"Then, you cancel your plan of buying a buffalo. I am going to buy my
garden." The second one said, "No, no,
no. I have already decided to buy a buffalo." Thefirst
one said, "How will your buffalo enter my garden? I will fence it
The second one said,
"No, you see it can just enter; a buffalo is a buffalo. Who can stop it? It can
fighting. The fight went to such an
extent that they broke their limbs! Neither has bought buffalo nor any
Nothing has happened.
Just the mind’s race and both of them
broke their limbs over it!
Our fears are also
that. The future has
not yet come. But you just sit there and think, "Oh! What will happen? This will
happen. That will happen."
Many times our
minds are filled with
anxiety about the future!
In this run, the mind gets into such a