About Wellsprings

This site is a cluster of wellsprings. Wellsprings of heartwarming anecdotes, stirring stories, age-old fables, epic tales, mythical musings, good deeds, life's lessons, inspiring insights, and much more. None of these are our own but they have something for all of us. That's why we have taken the liberty of putting them together, acknowledging the source or the author wherever we could.

  • Resist not evil

    Some people brought a woman to Jesus and said, “She has committed adultery. It is written in the ancient scriptures, that she should be stoned to death. What do you think?” Jesus…

  • Is it crazy enough?

    I have heard a true story, as told by Freeman Dyson… A few months ago, Werner Heisenberg and Wolfgang Pauli believed that they had made an essential step forward in the direction…

  • Bhamati

    I shall tell you of a wonderful incident in the life of Vachaspati Misra. His father urged him to marry. Vachaspati understood nothing of marriage. He however, bowed to his father’s wishes,…

  • What type of men were these?

    I was just reading an anecdote… A school teacher told the famous story of the elephant and the five blind men to his children — but he didn’t mention the word blind.…

  • Alexander and immortality

    There is a story about Alexander the Great, that he was in search to find something which can make him immortal. …He searched and searched, and once he reached the cave where…

  • Sugar and salt make the taste

    I have heard an ancient parable — must be very ancient because God used to live on the earth in those days. Slowly slowly, he became very tired of man, because people…