Moral Of The Story

What is the moral of the story? TaleTown multimedia English short stories with moral & retold stories with morals. Meaningful stories & scholastic tales with morals. (For Moral Stories specifically - See Moral Stories)

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 02

    Old Man and the Donkey...Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 02.

    Alibaba stole from thieves. Is stealing from thieves wrong?

    Beliefs are dangerous, yet useful. Why?

  • Caught You Red-Handed

    Blow Your Mind"Time passed slowly and the expectation that he was finally going to eat made his stomach growl with eager anguish."

    "Geshe Ben was so hungry that he found it difficult to wait. His eyes kept returning to the jar of food within his reach."

  • Control Your Tongue

    awesome-akshardham-temple-in-delhi-india-295837Build character and learn to control your tongue, and your words, like Rishi Durvasa’s, will have the power to move mountains and create history.

    Insightful kids story from Hindu mythology showing that words have power. Words can heal, and words can hurt.

  • Cracked Pot

    The Parable of the Cracked PotWe're all cracked pots, but can still be useful.

    The parable of the cracked pot teaches Rosh that succeeding despite our imperfections can lead to fulfillment.

  • Dishonesty – The Better Policy

    owMaskedLying works, and is good for us. When we do it well, we get what we want. If we don't get what we want, we know that we need to improve on our lying skills. More lying practice is needed. That's why we lie all the time.

    Tests conducted in 2002 by Feldman, showed that students told three lies on average per ten minutes of conversation.

  • Don’t Upset Your Insurer

    See no Evil, Hear no Evil, Speak no Evil“They can act as judge, jury and executioner. Their heavy handed actions can ruin the lives of the very people that pay their premiums.”

    “Ruined because of a slip. Ruined because an allegation was made. Or ruined because someone dared demand that their contract be respected.”

  • Executive Decisions

    Metropolitan Police Dog training centre "Where Others Fear to Tread!"Executive decisions screw the minions regardless of who is at fault.

    A dictator’s minister avoids being mauled by dogs, but Rosh is dubious of the story message...

  • Eye Of The Beholder

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    Nothing changes in the world around you, yet your world changes completely.

    The eye sees. The eye of the beholder is the key.

  • Finding My Way

    Dzogchen“Where else can one go? It is all here. What more is there to seek? I already have Him. What more is there to become? I already am.”

    “No, my liberation is not in seeking more, not in getting more, but in giving back what I do have now.”

  • Found The Bottle-Lovers

    Drinks

    A new boy is glad he’s found the bottle-lovers, when he overhears Rosh condoning intoxication.

    Funny story with translation of song lyrics: Nasha sharab me hota

  • Get A Worry Doll

    Worry DollGet a Worry Doll, Rosh tells Isha, and delegate your worrying to it, like the Guatemalan indigenous ancients did.

    They created Worry Dolls to cope with stress

  • Glimpses Of Greatness

    Mother and daughter chat in front of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial

    Glimpses of greatness can be seen all around us, not just in ancient avatars and famous leaders.

    Necessity and opportunity creates heroes out of ordinary beings.

  • How To Handle Durvasas?

    An Ash Smeared Naga Sadhu Smoking PotHow to handle Durvasas? How to deal with people you don’t like?

    Why did Rishi Durvaasa curse Indra? Insightful story on sage Durvasa of the Hindu mythology

  • Imprisoned Son

    Fallen Comrades.An imprisoned son sorts out his father’s problem while still in jail.

    We are divided by the distance between our hearts, not by the distance between our bodies.

     

  • Initiation By Life

    painter 201401Is initiation by Life superior to parental guidance?

    Insightful story of a painter who refused to ordain his own son in his ways.

    Was the experiment successful?

  • It's A Dog's Life

    A dog's lifeIt's a dog's life when you continue to exceed everyone’s expectations except your boss's.

    A dog gets abused and a fail review, despite spectacular performance...

  • Jai Jagdish Hare

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    Rosh explains the lyrics of Jai Jagdish Hare, famous song from legendary film Anand Math.

    How should one live their life today? With faith, and fearless action!

  • Khalifa Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

    Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, painted portrait DDC_0590"The institution of the Caliphate was thereafter inactive for almost a century. Then on June 29, 2014, the internationally unrecognized Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) declared a new Caliphate, naming Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as the new Caliph."

    "Who's he?" asked Josh.

    "He is nicknamed The Invisible Sheikh," answered Rosh.

  • King And The Astrologers

    Author Unknown Trust is like a piece of paper. Once it's crumpled, it can't be perfect againA King invited a famous visiting astrologer to study his horoscope and tell him about his future.

    The astrologer was quite learned.

    He studied it thoroughly and did his calculations well. Finally, he gave his verdict.

  • Life Is A Beach

    Banksy in Boston: F̶O̶L̶L̶O̶W̶ ̶Y̶O̶U̶R̶ ̶D̶R̶E̶A̶M̶S̶ CANCELLED, Essex St, Chinatown, Boston“Will you leave us to beg on the streets?” Isha turned her face away in anguish, “while you illuminate the world. Why must Yashodharā always pay the price of Siddharth’s enlightenment?”

    Her world was falling apart, and she with it. Rosh felt pity. He knew how hard it was going to be for her.