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Small Stories #42

There is a story about a sea Captain who in his retirement skippered a boat taking day-trippers to Islands. On one trip, the boat was full of young people. They laughed at the old captain when they saw him say a prayer before sailing out, because the day was fine and the sea was calm.Continue reading “Small Stories #42”

Small Stories #41

Love Incorporated A newly married couple approached the Master to seek his blessings. Master blessed: “May your children have best of teens.” The couple was surprised as were those present. The new bride could not hold herself back and asked ”Master we were married just last month, bless us so that our love lasts usContinue reading “Small Stories #41”

Small Stories #40

Good read!On a flight to Kuala Lumpur recently, I noticed a young girl of seven request the stewardess for orange juice. The stewardess was probably over-worked and responded quite curtly with ‘I will come by later if I remember’. The young girl smiled and got up to follow her to the galley. I noticed thatContinue reading “Small Stories #40”

Small Stories #38

The Essence of Prayer A daughter went to her father and said,“I won’t be going to temple anymore..”The father asked: “why?”She said:“when I go there, All I see is people on their mobile phones during service & bhajan, some are gossiping, others are just hanging around.” Father became silent, and then said:“OK, can I askContinue reading “Small Stories #38”

Small Stories #37

KASHI or VARANASI “Kashi was created by Lord Shiva and is an independent intelligence called Kashi Devi. After He created Her, Kashi Devi asked a boon of Lord Shiva, Mahadeva, “Bless me so that whoever enters Kashi (Varanasi) will obtain liberation.” Mahadeva then gave three boons: ‘First, whoever comes into Kashi and gets into theContinue reading “Small Stories #37”

Small Stories #35

There was a millionaire who had severe eye pain. He consulted many doctors for his treatment done. He consumed heavy loads of drugs and underwent hundreds of injections.But the ache persisted. At last a monk who has supposed to be an expert in treating such patients was called. The monk understood his problem and saidContinue reading “Small Stories #35”

Small Stories #34

Failure is a part of learning; we should never give up the struggle in life The Elephant Rope (Belief) A gentleman was walking through an elephant camp, and he spotted that the elephants weren’t being kept in cages or held by the use of chains. All that was holding them back from escaping the camp,Continue reading “Small Stories #34”

Small Stories #33

A young man saw his primary school teacher on a wedding.He went to greet him with all the respect and admiration.He said to him:“Do you remember me, Teacher?”The teacher said: “No, please introduce yourself.”The student said: “I was your student in the 3rd Grade, I am the one who stole the watch of a childContinue reading “Small Stories #33”

Small Stories #32

Once there was a farmer who discovered that he hadlost his watch in the farm. It was not an ordinary watchbecause it hadsentimental value for him.After searching the hay for a long while, he gave up and call the help of a group of children playing outside the barn.He promised them that, the person whoContinue reading “Small Stories #32”

Small Stories #30

Feeling grateful to share this Beautiful explanation by Swami Vivekananda: Explaining the meaning of ‘Association’. He said: “The rain drop from the sky, if it is caught in hands is pure enough for drinking. If it falls in gutter, its value drops so much that it can’t be used for washing the feet. If itContinue reading “Small Stories #30”

Small Stories #11

Once an old man spread rumors that his neighbour was a thief.As a result, the young man was arrested. Days later the young man was proven innocent. After been released he sued the old man for wronglyaccusing him. In court the old man told the Judge: ‘They were just comments, didn’t harm anyone..’ The judge,Continue reading “Small Stories #11”