Interesting Parenting Story: Five Little Monkeys
Hosh learns counting via an old nursery rhyme, in which 5 monkeys keep jumping off the bed, bumping their heads.
Revenge isn't best served cold.
It is best not served at all, Hosh realizes. A lot could have gone wrong...
An eye for an eye only makes the whole world blind!
Anger Management Story: Angry Buddha
Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh shows how anger dissipates not from paying it lip service, but by mindfulness of it.
“There used to be a saying: No one can hear you scream in space! But NASA says there is sound in the Cosmos."
"Do you want to hear the sound of Space?" Hosh asked his brother.
Insightful story: Mouse Marries A Lioness
Interesting Abstemius sequel to Aesop’s Lion and Mouse fable.
Marriage & alliances between unequal parties don’t last.
"Biological aging happens at two levels - one at the level of my whole being which you call Pa, and another at the part level of my individual cells that make up my body."
"The age of my whole body is different from the age of my individual cells just like the age of your toy car may be different from the age of its individual parts.”
Retold Arabian Nights tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 21
Thirst for vengeance rejuvenates the Captain.
He rides back to the city to discover more about his enemy
A 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.
Insightful story: Lion And The Mouse
The Aesop fable showed that mercy pays back.
But should kindness be only an investment for future returns?
He plucked an arrow from the quiver, placed it on the bow, and pulled the string.
"What do you see when you aim?" Dron asked him when he was ready to release his arrow.
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