Children’s Stories

The Last Leaf

O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 – June 5, 1910). Porter’s most prolific writing period started in 1902, when he moved to New York City to
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The greatness of Mahans

To depict the greatness of Mahatmas Swami Sivananda used to narrate the following story: The Mogul Emperor Akbar, during his rule from Delhi, hosted a big feast. Many people partook in this feast.
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The Nature of the World

A couple brought their dead son to cremate him in the cremation ground. The parents placed the body on the ground and were sitting beside it. Seeing this, an eagle, being a scavenger advised them to
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The dog and the beggar

Once a beggar was walking on the streets of Ayodhya. He was very hungry as he did not get enough alms for the day to procure his meal. Alongside him was a dog silently trotting with him, matching his
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Vision of God

Ravi and Gopal were thick friends. Ravi did not believe in God. In spite of being an atheist, he was good at heart. Gopal was an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna. He would narrate all his day’s
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In the Name of God

Even if you intend to cheat Indians, it can be done only in a spiritual way”- says Swami Vivekananda. Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa narrated the following story to his disciples during a
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Sankar’s Teacher

Sankar was a handsome young boy. He was intelligent, too. He was of good character. But, he was very lazy. He woke up only at eight from his bed. Due to laziness he did not attend to his own works.
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Motherly Affection

Once there lived a fine couple who were very affectionate to each other. The wife Rupa was extremely beautiful, talented and smart. She was always good-spirited and wore a gracious smile on her face
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An Epitome of Service

In the peaceful picturesque island of Hawaii, life of the natives was simple, joyful and happy as ever. This was only till foreign sailors visited this beautiful islands a few hundred years ago. With
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Best Friends

Long ago in a kingdom far away, there lived two friends – Madan and Mohan. They liked each other very much and not once did they have a misunderstanding on any account thus far. They understood
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