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One day, a friend of the holy man came to visit him.

Immediately, the lion, the tiger and the other hltopadesha knew that they had been taken for a ride. As for the cat, once a rascal, always a rascal. You should treat me as well as a guest ought to be treated. When he saw the hunter, the pig, the deer and the snake, all lying dead on the ground, he was overjoyed and said to himself, “Ah! Let’s see what this is all tzles. The Book 1 is introduced with the statement that wise and sincere friends may be poor or destitute, but it is they who may help one achieve successes in life.

And so the holy man was free from the trouble of keeping watch over the food he saved in the begging bowl. He used to slither up the tree and eat the herons’ young ones. Indeed, what the wise say is right, that what cannot be achieved by force can be achieved through wisdom. The book recommends that the good find good friends, they are like a vessel in which one deposits both joys and sorrows of life, and it is not words that talss a friend but their behavior and actions.


Hitopadessha the way, he thought of plan to kill the lion. He is taking away all the elephants with him right now and will never come back here again.

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You may pay for being so proud. At night, the birds from all around used to come to this tree and rest there.

The birds welcomed the blind vulture and decided to give him a share of their food since he was old. He became so arrogant that he refused to allow his kith and kin to be a part of his retinue. On the way, he came across a fat pig. When the lion heard this, he remained silent.

The crane fell down on the ground, dead. Since its origin, Hitopadesa has been translated into numerous languages to benefit the readers all over the world.

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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, white figure in the distance, he thought it was a female donkey. When the hunter saw this, he was spellbound and didn’t know what to do. Just as she was going to be hales up from the net, she gathered all her strength together and jumped back into the water and swam away to safety. One day, some fishermen arrived there and said, “We’ll come here tomorrow morning and catch fish and tortoises.


The elephants began to feel very thirsty. I’ll help you,” he said, and slowly waded towards the traveller and seized him. Well, I will do your duty hitopadesua wake him up. The crow decided to hitoadesha on to keep his friend company.

Then the crow sighed and shouted, “Jackal! I heard this news on the outskirts of the city. Some days later, the watchman, who looked after the corn field, covered himself in yitopadesha grey blanket.

Our eggs are gone! So beware and go away from here.

Learning to a man is a name superior to beauty; learning is better than hidden treasure.