The Monk and The Lady
Two monks were returning to their abode through a forest, discussing all that they had learned in the monastery. The older monk listened sagely while the younger one seemed all charged about following each principle and never stepping into the material realm of existence.
As they walked along, they came to a river which was quite turbulent due to the stormy weather. The whole area was deserted. As they were about to pass through, they saw a beautiful young woman, who seemed worried and nervous.
——- an extract from the first story in the Teaching Stories book.