The White Cat and the Monk: A Lovely 9th-Century Ode to the Joy of Uncompetitive Purposefulness, Newly Illustrated – Brain Pickings

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A Joyful and Sweet Story of a Man and His Cat:

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Courtesy of Tara Books

Courtesy of Tara Books

          I love illustrated books, both for kids and for adults. The tale of the monk and his cat is very old and both soothes and inspires us when we are under stress. Brain Pickings gives us an introduction to the story with wonderful illustrations and thoughts for our contemporary needs.

          The images on this post are from Tara Books, an extraordinary press in India.

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“A wonderful counterpoint to our culture of competitive self-comparison, reminding us that we can choose to amplify each other’s accomplishments because there is, after all, enough…”

Source: The White Cat and the Monk: A Lovely 9th-Century Ode to the Joy of Uncompetitive Purposefulness, Newly Illustrated – Brain Pickings

Courtesy of Tara Books

Courtesy of Tara Books

Courtesy of Tara Books

Courtesy of Tara Books

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