Children’s Stories

All for Good

Long ago, there was a kingdom in a far away land. The king had an able minister who helped him in his administration. The minister was a god-loving individual. He had this queer habit. Whenever
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The Bird and the Hunter

Once upon a time, a hunter caught hold of a bird. The bird was astonishingly beautiful. To the amazement of the hunter, the bird even began to speak. The bird asked the hunter, ‘What are you going
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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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