The Foolish Sage

Once upon a time, there was a sage called Deva Sharma who lived in a temple in the outskirts of a town.He was widely known and respected. People would visit him, and offer him with gifts, food, money and ...

The Cunning Mediator

Two partridges (quail-like birds) lived in a certain tree in the jungle. While one of them lived on the branches, the other lived inside a hole at the foot of the tree.They became good friends, and they would spend ...

The Monkey and the Wedge

There was once a merchant who employed many carpenters and masons to build a temple in his garden. Regularly, they would start work in the morning; and take a break for the mid-day meals, and return to resume work till ...

Hansel and Gretel

Hard by a great forest dwelt a poor wood-cutter with his wife and his two children. The boy was called Hansel and the girl Gretel. He had little to bite and to break, and once when great dearth fell on ...