Rosh Story

Rosh story. TaleTown multimedia English short stories & tales of or about Rosh

  • Soren Kierkegaard

    Kierkegaard“What interested me in Kierkegaard," said Rosh, "was the realization that here was a man 200 years before me, thinking about how belief inherited through custom, tradition or lineage reduced the wonder of faith to a civil duty.”

    “Like in post-Upanishadic India, up until recent times, religion here was being practiced by the population out of habit and fear, rather than due to any individual choices made by people about their own lives and destiny.”

  • Terracotta Army

    Terracotta ArmyInteresting story of buried terracotta army of Qin Shi Huang, first Emperor of China.

    No two terracotta warrior figures in this vast army were completely identical. Do you know why?

    Their burial site is now a prominent UNESCO world cultural heritage site.

  • The Allah Of Mecca

    Hajj 2010 / 1431H"No," said Kabir, "but please give my regards to the Allah of Mecca."

    The friend was puzzled.

    "Is there a different Allah in Mecca?" he asked.

  • The Burden

    FireMost burdens we carry, like anger, are burdens of the mind.

    Story of two Buddhist monks.

    The elder carried a helpless girl to safety and left her there, but …

  • The Considerate Husband

    Loving Couple‘The Considerate Husband’ is an effort to understand the female mind!

    Funny story on how the final 3 wishes of a dying man were interpreted by his loving wife...

  • The Four Candles

    Four CandlesThe story of The Four Candles.

    Darkness breeds fear. But so long as there is Hope...

    ... Peace, Faith and Love can be rekindled again in Life.

  • The Frog Who Climbed The Eiffel Tower

    Look way up...As they milled about on le Champ de Mars, loud discussions raged about the chances of the frogs.

    "No way anyone will get to the top!” said one.

    "Yeah, it's just too far for the poor buggers," agreed another.

  • The Good Samaritan

    Le Jour ni l’Heure 6617 : Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel, 1850-1913, Le Bon Samaritain, 1878, musée des Beaux-Arts d’Orléans, Loiret, région Centre, mardi 7 août 2012, 14:47:49Becoming the Good Samaritan helps Rosh understand, what Jesus had meant in the Christian parable...

    And what Gandhi said was the purpose of religion in our own lives...

  • The Happiness Of Fish

    River Eden minnowsZhuangzi knew about the happiness of fish, but Huizi’s skepticism only gets him circular answers.

    Funny story of the famous Chinese philosopher’s clever rejoinders...

  • The Horse & The Goat

    Inter-species Bonding:  Miniature Horse meets Miniature GoatThe funny business management story of 'The Horse & The Goat' has interesting and insightful corporate lessons.

    The secret to survival in our corporate world is …

  • The Jester Returns

    Elephant laughing out loudRosh's inner jester returns when Hosh grills his tired father on elephants.

    He answers Hosh’s questions with classical elephant jokes that were a rage in 1960s.

  • The Journey Within

    Inner JourneyQuietly he lay, staring at the white hospital ceiling. It was a plain canvas, unlike his own life. If only life could be as uncluttered as ceilings were.

    His life had been full. Made full by his own ambition and effort. It had been a life of becoming.

  • The Quest For Roti

    Gurdas Maan, live in concert.Roti Magar, meaning the quest for Roti, is a beautiful Punjabi poem written & sung by Gurdas Maan on the ethos of sustenance.

    Rosh translates & explains lyrics

  • The Richest Man Ever

    John D. Rockefeller"To become rich," Rosh said, "you have to become different first. Do things differently, see things differently. From the majority."

    "It takes vision to see what others can't see yet. And faith in your vision to convert it into a reality. And resources to make it happen. And courage to actually do it."

  • The Right To Life

    The old Man and the Sea"Within the current legislature, the UK Court could not justify the right to kill under an individual's private affairs despite voluntary consent, as this would cheapen the right-to-life for others."

    "The protection of all its citizens by State was deemed to be of greater importance than the respect for an individual's autonomy."

  • The Sniper

    Sniper Elite V2 - ChurchThe turret opened. A man's head and shoulders appeared, looking toward the sniper.

    The sniper raised his rifle and fired. The head fell heavily on the turret wall.

  • The Three Questions - Asked

    I'VE BEEN SITTING HERE ALL DAY...A King once thought that he would never fail in anything he undertook, if he knew three things:

    1. When was the right time to do it?
    2. Who were the right people to work with?
    3. What was the most important thing to do?

  • Think Outside The Box

    why so serious"Time magazine recently named six inspirational young people in its first class of next generation leaders. People, it said, who are leaders of tomorrow because they are working hard to change their worlds today."

    "A 28-year-old Indian architect, Alok Shetty, is one of them. Why? Because of his pioneering work in designing affordable flood-proof houses for slum dwellers."

  • Thirsty Crow Gets Water

    AMERICAN CROW“Come on Pa,” Josh was incredulous. “That story can’t be literally true."

    "Crows are stupid. Look at that one. He looks stupid, he acts stupid, he talks stupid. Aesop must have seen a special crow.”

  • This Too Shall Pass

    Ethiopia - Muslim tomb (next door)Insightful story: This Too Shall Pass

    Shakir taught the Sufi fakir that fate cares naught about a person’s righteousness or evil.

    Change is the name of the game.