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Here are provided some popular stories from Hitopadesha.

Surprised, they began to shout, “What a strange sight! When the donkey in the tiger’s skin, who had by now become strong by eating corn to his heart’s content, saw a dusky, taled figure hitopaesha the distance, he thought it was a female donkey.

While the work was in progress, a carpenter sawed a log in half, put a wedge in between so that it would stay apart and went for lunch. If only the unfortunate heron had known that the company of the wicked often brings trouble and sorrow to the good, he would have stayed alive.

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Just send us the floppy or CD of the translated version and we will do the rest. And so the holy man was free from the trouble of keeping watch over the food he saved in the begging bowl.


Old Tiger and Greedy Traveller. Just as she was going to be picked up from the net, she gathered all her strength together and jumped back into the water and swam away to safety. The sage looked at him with pity and said, “Whatever one is, large or small, it’s tlaes to be humble.

They then asked their king,” What shall we do now? I shall think of a plan to get rid of them. Suddenly, out came the wedge and the log closed in, trapping the monkey’s legs and crushing them. Just click on any of hktopadesha stories below to read it. Among his followers, a Jackal, a Crow and a Wolf had developed friendship with him.

Lie still without moving and pretend to be dead. He named him ‘Chitra Karna’ which means ‘Spotted Ears’ and invited him to stay with them.

Hitopadesha Tales

The third book presents a series of fables wherein war is described as a consequence of greed, criticism of others, wicked people and their ideologies, cruel and ungrateful leader, lack of restraint, lack of preparation, poor fortifications, weak military, weak diplomacy, and poor counsel.

When the hotopadesha saw this, he comforted him.

All his efforts to get out of it failed. Once upon a time, there lived a Washerman in a village. So why should I sin by killing birds? Translated from English Version by G. Compassion As your life to you is dear, So is his to every creature.

Enraged, the traveller sprang to his feet. The entire forest is full of herbs and vegetables. By the early 20th-century, translations of the Hitopadesha into the following Indian languages were known: He thought that if he would take the mouse to his home, people would laugh at him.


The book recommends that the good find good friends, they are like a uitopadesha in which one deposits both joys and sorrows of life, and it is not words that define a friend but their behavior and actions. They were great friends. He quickly clambered up the tree and ate them all.

Tales Of Hitopadesha in English

They hifopadesha to one another, “We’ll come here tomorrow morning and catch all the fish. One day, the female crow who was about to get babies, said to her husband, “My dear, please let us go away from here. One day, as they were roaming about, they saw a camel who had wandered away from his herd. What shall I do? This is the right place! But I must be brave and face danger.

I have a bath everyday in the river and I am doing great penance for my sins. The crab noticed a heap of bones of the dead fish. Do you have to carry a dog, that unclean animal on your shoulders?