There was a son of a quite
well to do gentle man named kurudatt sut in the city named Gajapur. He was
Such an intelligent son being am ascetic
accepted imitiation from the guru (precher) or priest. He studied Agams
(Holy books) and some day accepted pratima (Image) of Ekaki vihar (lonely
Then once upon a time wandering near saket
city this Muni (asectic) having tolerance like a mountain stood in the
state of statue - in kayostarga Meditation i.e. fourth paurushi.
After some time several thieves stole away the cows from some village and
processed with cows through the adjacent path where Kurudattasat Muni was
People in search of cows came to Muniafter
the thieves had gone away with cows. On seeing the bifurcation- two ways _
they asked him (kurudatta) sadhu) in this way.
respected Priest (sadhu Maharaj), Kindly tell us, by which way did the
thieves pass with cows ? Even on hearing this all kurndatt did not answer
The wicked searchers of thieves , being not
responded to by Kurudatta got angry and place a clay wet with water on the
head of Muni.
Angry searchers of thieves filled the clay
pot places on the head of Muni with burning coals and went away les where
Muni's began to burn with live coals but he began to think in this
Oh body (phsique) ? now tolerate the torture silently without any thinking
oh soul (jeev) ? you have to bear a lot because of your have no control
over it .
Thus thinking Kurudatta did not even slightly
shake his head or mind and bore up the pain caused by burning coals and
reached the heaven.
The most respected and balanced Monk
-Muni like Kurudatt bore up all pains. Thus his lotus feet deserve to be
worshipped. All monks - Munis like him, must tolerate such adversities.