A king once decided to organize a yajna for eleven days. For that he needed large amounts of milk, rice, sugar, curds, honey, cloth etc. The people of the kingdom were not well-off. They were barely able to make ends meet. But the king announced that everyone would have to
The rains had failed to come. It was a hot summer. Men, animals, trees and grasses seemed parched by the scorching heat of the blazing sun. The streams and rivulets had long since dried up and the cows needed milking no more. Fetching water from the river was expensive and
Guru Nanak and his companion Mardana, once visited the house of Bhai Lalo. They were given a warm welcome. Naturally Bhai Lalo was expected to offer some food to the travellers. He offered them a large roti (Indian bread) made of barley. It was stale and did not look inviting.
A rich man once took his eight year old son for a visit to his distant cousins who lived on a farm. He said, “Son, I want you to see for yourself the difference in our lives and the lives of those who live in the villages. They stayed at
It was late in the night when a tired old man knocked at the door of a rich landlord. He asked for food and shelter for the night. As a principle Vishnu never turned away a hungry man from his doorstep. So, the old man was offered a seat at