What does the Vietnamese proverb 'The mouse does not know life until it has been into the mouth of the cat' mean?
We don't value life until we're about to lose it. As a Buddhist master once said: "Yesterday is just a memory. the future is just a promise (or hope). the only reality is the present moment." Enjoy the present.
Can you explain the vietnamese proverb The mouse does not know life until it has been into the mouth of the cat?
Snakes swallow their food whole - Take as an example a corn snake swallowing a mouse... The snake finds the mouse's head, opens it's mouth and grabs the mouse's nose. It pushes forward, stretching its jaws as it goes, until the head of the mouse is in the snakes mouth. Once the mouse's head is in the snakes throat, it's muscles grip the mouse preventing it from sliding backwards, while the snake 'walks' its jaws…