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  • Seven suns in the sky

    There were once seven suns in the creation. Therefore, the globe was very hot. One and all were upset because of the heat from the seven suns. One day, the seven Munda…

  • Falling into the cup

    Once there were two ants sitting on the rim of a cup that contained amrit, the nectar of immortality. As they were talking, one of the ants lost his balance and was…

  • The flea and the elephant

    A flea decided to move with his family into the ear of an elephant. So he shouted, “Mr. Elephant, Sir, my family and I plan to move into your ear. I think…

  • The fox and the sour grapes

    One afternoon, a fox was walking through the forest and spotted a bunch of grapes hanging from a lofty branch. “Just the thing to quench my thirst,” he thought. Taking a couple of steps…

  • Burdens give us wings

    An old legend relates that, long ago, God had a great many burdens which he wished to have carried from one place to another on Earth. So he asked the animals to…

  • Heart of a mouse

    According to an ancient Indian fable, a mouse was in constant distress because of its fear of the cat. A magician took pity on it and turned it into a cat. But…

  • Who is happy?

    A crow lived in the forest, absolutely happy with life. But one day he saw a swan…“The swan is so white and I am so black,” the crow thought.       …