Revenge, or Forgiveness? The Prince Must Make a Choice

Jul 23, 2018, 11:18 PM

This is a story from the ancient times, much before the time of Gautam Buddha. This tale, about a young Prince who wants to avenge his parents' death, is mentioned in the Buddhist text Mahavagga. In this story, King Brahmadatta, the King of Varanasi, conquers the neighboring kingdom of Kosal. Ultimately he puts the King and Queen of Kosal to death. Their son, Prince Dighavu, decides to avenge his parents' death. Will he succeed in his mission? Listen to this story which has an important learning for all : should we let our anger get the better of us?

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