To Tell The Truth…

“Who did this?" asked my teacher.  Thirty children tried to think about not only what they had done, but also what our teacher may have found out.  “Who did this?" asked my teacher once more.  She wasn’t really asking. She was demanding an answer.  She...

They are not in need of your presents…

Abdullah Ibn Masud had been one of the dose companions of the Holy Prophet and had developed into being a distinguished and zealous personality of Islam. During the caliphate of Hazrat LPthman, he suffered a bout of illness which eventually resulted in his death.  Hazrat once came to pay him a visit and finding...

The Wolf in Clothing of A Sheep

A Wolf found great difficulty in getting at the sheep owing to the vigilance of the shepherd and his dogs.  But one day it found the skin of a sheep that had been flayed and thrown aside, so it put it on over its own pelt and strolled down among the sheep. 

The Wolf and The Lamb

A lamb was grazing with a flock of sheep one day. She soon found some sweet grass at the edge of the field. Farther and farther she went away from the others.  She was enjoying herself so much that she did not notice a wolf coming nearer to her. However, when it pounced on...

The Travelers and The Plane Tree

Two men were walking along one summer day. Soon it became too hot to go any further and, seeing a large plane tree nearby, they threw themselves on the ground to rest in its shade.  Gazing up into the branches one man said to the other .. ‘‘What a useless tree this is. It...

The Three Wise Men

One day some wise men who were going about the country trying to find answers to some of the great questions of their time came to Nasreddin’s district and asked to see the wisest man in the place. Nasreddin was brought forward and a big crowd gathered to listen.  The first wise man began...

The Three Cows

There was a green and fresh pasture in which three cows lived - a white cow, a black cow and a reddish-brown one. The cows were kind to each other. They were nice to each other. They used to graze in the meadow together and they used to sleep near each other.  Till it...

The Thirsty Crow

One hot day, a thirsty crow flew all over the fields looking for water. For a long time, she could not find any. She felt very weak, almost giving up hope. Suddenly, she saw a water jug below her. She flew straight down to see if there was any water inside. Yes, she could...

The Stranger in The Garden

Once upon a time there was a man who had a big garden. He had planted many fruit trees and cared for them till they bear fruits. Now he wanted to pick up the fruits and sell them to make money for his family.  One fine day while picking fruits with his son, the...

The Signs of Happiness

There was a young couple who led a very happy life together. The only thing that they worried about was whether their happiness would last forever or would they too would have to face problems.  One day, they heard that a wise old man had come to town and he could solve all kinds...

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