Moral stories Archive

An Old Tiger and a Greedy Traveller

Once, there was an old Tiger that could no longer hunt. One morning, he stood in a lake and held a blade of holy grass in one paw and a gold bracelet in the other. He was shouting, “Ladies and Gentlemen! A gold …

The Four Travellers

Once upon a time, a Merchant, a Noble, a Shepherd and a Prince were travelling on the sea. Suddenly, a storm occurred. The four travellers were thrown by the waves on an unknown island. Their clothes were torn and they had lost all …

The Lion Going to War

One day, the King of the Forest called for a meeting. He was preparing to go for war. He wanted to give each animal a responsibility. To the Elephant, he said, “Elephant, you should carry all the weapons of war on your back …

The Master and his Student

Once, a Master was walking on the banks of a river. Suddenly, he heard a cry. He ran to the riverside and saw his Student in the water. The Student was waving his arms and crying out loud. When he saw the Master, …

The Farmer's Wife and the Crow

A Farmer and his Wife lived in a village. The Farmer grew vegetables on his farm. His Wife sold them in the market. One day, the Farmer’s Wife went to sell vegetables in the market. With the money earned from selling the vegetables, …

The Trooper and his Horse

Once, a Trooper lived in a country. He worked in the King’s army and was very famous for his bravery all over the kingdom. The Trooper had a beautiful Horse, which was one of the best in the country. The Trooper loved his …

The Hodge and the Crow

A Crow built her nest in a forest. It was on a high branch of a sturdy tree. One morning, she laid five eggs in it. She sat over her newly laid eggs to hatch them. One day, when the weather was sunny, …

The Proud Lady and the Caterpillar

A young Lady had a wonderful garden. She took great care of it. One day, she was walking in her beautiful garden and admiring the colourful flowers. She saw the trees laden with juicy fruits and clapped her hands with joy. Suddenly, the …

The Two Lizards

On a warm winter morning, two Lizards sat on a high wall of an old mill. They were enjoying the bright sunshine. One Lizard kept dreaming all the time and was unhappy. The other was older and wiser. “How miserable is our situation!” …

Hospital Window

Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the room’s only window. The …