Month: June 2020

The blue jackal…

Read the previous part here… He who rejects his own people, and makes friends with outsiders, definitely perishes like the foolish Chandarava.” Pingalaka said “How did that happen?” Damanaka replied… चण्डरवशृगालकथा The story of the jackal named Chandarava In a forest, not too far away from here, lived a fox named Chandarava (the one with …

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The louse and the bug…

Read the previous part here… One should not offer shelter to a person,whose character is not known. It was due to the Matkuna’s fault, that Manda-Visarpinee got killed.” Pingalaka said “How did that happen?” Damanaka replied… मन्दविसर्पिणीमत्कुणकथा The Story of the slow-moving louse and the bug In a palace not so far away from here, …

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The conspiracy…

Read the previous part here… “If you give your permission, I will go and break their friendship.” said Damanaka as he rested his case. Karataka replied-“Damanaka, if this is so, then you may proceed. May you have an auspicious journey.” Damanaka waited for his chance, and got it soon enough. One day, when Pingalaka was …

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The lion and the hare – Part 2

Read the previous part here… Hearing this, Bhāsuraka said “Nonsense! Show me that fraud of a lion. I was furious at all of you; now I will take it all out on that other lion.” It is said… भूमिर् मित्रं हिरण्यं च विग्रहस्य फल-त्रयम् ।नास्त्य् एकम् अपि यद्य् एषां न तं कुर्यात् कथञ्चन ॥ २४९ …

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