Tag Archives: Wisdom Stories in English

4th of July Funny Story: Extended family cook-out

4th of July Funny Short Story - Extended family cook-out

4th of July Funny Story – One year, Jim’s family was having the “extended family” 4th of July cookout at their home. One of the special treats that year was the lighting of the fireworks (Roman candles, bottle rockets, missile batteries, etc.) they had bought out of state (they’re illegal in their state, of course!) 4th of July Funny Story: …

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The Day Mother Raised The Flag: Moral Story

The Day Mother Raised The Flag

On August 15, at the stroke of midnight, the Indian flag replaced the Union Jack of the British Empire. And millions of Indians went to sleep in a state of excitement. For, they would literally wake up in a free country. Among them was a five-year-old girl called Amrita Rangasami. She lived with four siblings and a young widowed mother, …

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Story behind the birth of Lord Hanuman?

Story behind the birth of Lord Hanuman?

The story of the birth of Hanuman goes thus: Vrihaspati had an attendant called Punjikasthala, who was cursed to assume the form of a female monkey – a curse that could only be nullified if she would give birth to an incarnation of Lord Shiva. Reborn as Anjana, she performed intense austerities to please Shiva, who finally granted her the …

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Bali and Hanuman: How Hanuman saved Sugriva

Bali and Hanuman - Learn how Hanuman saved Sugriva from Bali

Kishkindha was the capital of the kingdom of the monkeys ruled by King Bali. One day, a terrible fight broke out between Bali and his brother Sugriva. Sugriva was so afraid of Bali that he went away to live in a hill called Rishyamukha with his minister, Hanuman. Sugriva chose to live on Rishyamukha, because Bali was cursed regarding the hill. …

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Santa and the Christmas gift: Children’s Story

Santa and the Christmas gift: Children's Story

Santa was in a fix. He was forced to unwrap and use one of the gifts, which was a little girl’s rather unusual request. How would he make it up to her, he wondered. As winter was spreading its freezing arms to cover all mountains and meadows alike, Santa excitedly rubbed his gloved palms. He was supervising the Christmas preparations. …

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The Cratchits’ Christmas Dinner: Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens Christmas Story: The Cratchits' Christmas Dinner

Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Present stood in the city streets on Christmas morning, where (for the weather was severe) the people made a rough but brisk and not unpleasant kind of music, in scraping the snow from the pavement in front of their dwellings, and from the tops of their houses, whence it was mad delight to the …

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Rimjhim And Pigeon’s Eggs: Wisdom Story

Rimjhim And Pigeon's Eggs: Wisdom Story

“Mamma – mamma” – Rimjhim was screaming from the balcony. Mrs. Sharma could feel the joy and surprise in her daughter’s voice. “What happened”? she almost ran to the balcony and saw Rimjhim standing around the birds. Rimjhim was merrily clapping with loud giggle. Mamma smiled and asked – “What happened dear? You look quite happy”. “Look at that mamma” …

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All in a row: Diyas light up more than just our homes

All in a row: Diyas light up more than just our homes

Pradeep decided that they would use electrical lights in multicolored to decorate the house for the festival. “How many days to Deepavali?” Pradeep asked his dad. “Four,” said Dad without looking up from the newspaper. “Oh… ho… we don’t have much time. We have to decorate the house with colorful electrical bulbs and multicolored string lights.” “I think it would …

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