"Motivational stories inspired from the lives of saints."

Job of Appreciation

Thursday, 31 December 2015

After completing studies, a student applied for a job in a big multi national company. There were two rounds of interview for the job. The student easily cleared the first round. Second and final round of interview was scheduled with company's director. It was on the discretion of director to select the student.

Learning and Hope

Sunday, 29 November 2015

A son took his old father out to a good restaurant for dinner. While eating, his father dropped food items on clothes multiple times. Everyone was giving disgusting looks to the old man seeing all this. However his son was calm and unperturbed.

Hut of Two Sages

Saturday, 31 October 2015

Two sages lived in a village. They used to pray to God and live on the food donated by the people around them. They lived in a hut located near the banks of a river on the border of village. One day a storm struck the village and it started raining heavily while both the sages were away.

The Three Oxen

Friday, 25 September 2015

A young man went near a farmer with a wish of marrying his daughter. The farmer looked the man and said, "I would let you marry my daughter but I have a condition that you must fulfill. I have three oxen. I would release one ox at a time. After releasing the ox, you will have to get hold of his tail. Even if you manage to get hold of any single ox, I would let you marry my daughter."

The Five Fools

Sunday, 30 August 2015

Once upon a time, there was a great emperor ruling Indian subcontinent. His cabinet was filled with intelligent and wise ministers. One day, he invited wisest of his ministers and said, "In my empire, I have met and honored several scholars. They all symbolized excellence and perfection in their respective area of knowledge. But I am now fed up of meeting only wise people. It looks like there are no fools in my empire. So, I order you to bring five fools in front of me tomorrow morning." The minister accepted the order and went in the search of fools.

The Rich Man

Sunday, 26 July 2015

Once upon a time in a forest, a saint was sitting under a tree in meditation. He was so much lost in his meditation that he did not even notice when a wealthy man came and stood in front of him. The man was so much moved on seeing the saint that he just stood in front of him with folded hands waiting for his meditation to complete.

Leaf of Courage

Saturday, 27 June 2015

A leader monkey was sitting on a branch of tree with his son. His son requested, "Dad, I am hungry. Could you please provide me with some leaves to eat?" The monkey replied, "I can easily provide you enough leaves, but it would be better now if you could get those leaves yourself." The little monkey replied sadly, "Dad, but I don't have knowledge of identifying good and tasty leaves."

I am Sorry Mom

Friday, 22 May 2015

As I got up today, I felt the smell of fresh coffee. I woke up to see a cup of coffee with some biscuits kept at my bedside table. This reminded me of home. The old school and college days, when mummy used to wake me up by serving a steaming cup of coffee. The aroma, the taste, so refreshing, still so fresh in my memories.

Prayer of a Child

Sunday, 26 April 2015

Once upon a time, a saint arrived in a village. With his mystical powers, he predicted that an epidemic was going to hit that village. As he wished for the well-being of villagers, he called all the villagers for a gathering. After all the villagers arrived, the saint told them about his prediction. The villagers got worried and asked for its solution. The saint said, "Although nobody can alter what is in the destiny, but all of you can pray for the well-being and be cautious for next few days. Prayers hold a lot of positivity and one who prays whole-heartedly can counter anything in the world with that strength." The villagers requested the saint to stay till the time epidemic was over. The saint accepted the request and started living in an ancient building present in the village. The villagers decided that they would pray everyday at the place the saint had decided to stay.

The Cat of a Sage

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Once upon a time, a sage lived in an ashram with his disciples. One day, a kitten lost her way and entered inside ashram. Seeing the hungry kitten, the sage fed her with bread and milk. The kitten started living in ashram only. But within few days, the sage started facing a difficulty. The kitten was now familiar with the people of ashram and used to play with them, including the sage. Now, whenever the sage went to meditate, the kitten started disturbing him by jumping on his lap, neck and shoulders.

Farmer and the Jinn

Saturday, 28 February 2015

Once upon a time, there lived a farmer in ancient China. He had many dreams that he wanted to fulfil in his life. He always prayed to God for fulfilling his wishes. One day he came to know that a saint acquainted with supernatural powers was visiting his village. He thought that this was his chance to get all his wishes fulfilled. He immediately left to meet the saint.

Tiger and the Elephant

Monday, 26 January 2015

Once there lived a tiger in forest. One day he was in a very bad mood. While roaming around the forest, he saw a rabbit. He captured the rabbit in his paws and said, "I am going to kill you today. You will be my food." The rabbit thought a little and said, "Respectable Tiger, you are the king of forest. It does not look good that you kill a small animal like me to eat. Being the king, you can eat any animal of this forest." Hearing that he is the king, the tiger felt a little better. He left the rabbit and moved ahead.

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