Friday, June 7, 2013

Moral stories


Bedtime stories for
children, with lessons of life :
Panchatantra tales.


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Trial by the fire,
ensures sift of truth from dirt;
true virtue shines through.


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This post is shared with Haikuheights and the prompt is MORAL

Pictures are from Google images

24 comments:

  1. Beautifully written. Nice pictures that illustrate well.

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    1. Thanks Alice, glad you enjoyed them :)

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  2. Reshma this is fabulous! Brings hope for the future!

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    1. That's very generous of you ma'am :) Let's hope the moral fabric of the society does not degenerate any further..

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  3. Very nice...enjoyed the post
    Peace
    Siggi

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  4. Reshma .... Lovely post... Liked the first haiku that you have put :)

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    1. Thanks Cynthia:) Panchatantra tales are very similar to Aesop's fables.

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  5. The first haiku reminded of childhood days, what would we be without these moral stories, lovely haiku.
    The second one is virtuous, agni pariksha, test of fire, test of time. Loved both.

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    1. I'm sure every Indian child must have heard or read atleast some of the wonderful stories from Panchatantra :) glad you liked my attempts.

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  6. most kids in America has been read 'Aesop's Fables' - wonderful tales with a moral to learn at the end.....It should be mandatory for some adults, too...

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    1. True Joanne, i feel the essence of these fables is relevant for al ages and through all times..

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  7. Loved those tales and what a fun way to inculcate morals in childhood without policing!! Those books really have withstood the test of time!! :)

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    1. Yes Nanka, they really made learning fun :) Lets hope generations to come get to cherish them just as we did..

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  8. Both teach important lessons of life... very beautifully expressed!

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    1. Thanks Shilpa, they are lessons learnt the fun way and the hard way but lessons for life :)

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    1. Thank you for dropping by Susie :)

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  10. Panchatantra - such an integral part of our growing up years !!!

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    1. Yes Amrit, all those stories we had fun reading and could never have enough of reading or listening to...

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