Rishi Tales

The Story of Rishi Ashtavakra

The following story is from U. Mahesh Prabhu’s book RISHI TALES 2. The book is available on Amazon.com | Amazon Kindle | Google Play BOOKS Aruni Uddhalak was a great rishi revered in the land for his knowledge and wisdom. His ashram, or hermitage, had come to be a great place for learning. People desirous …

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Trivial Actions. Severe Consequences.

The following story is from U. Mahesh Prabhu’s book RISHI TALES 2. The book is available on Amazon.com | Amazon Kindle | Google Play BOOKS A Rishi wandered from village to village, and from town to town, followed by a lone disciple. The disciple, a restless young man, was in the habit of talking rashly …

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The King who became a Rishi

The following story is from U. Mahesh Prabhu’s book RISHI TALES 2. The book is available on Amazon.com | Amazon Kindle | Google Play BOOKS Raja Bhartrihari of Ujjain was believed to be a person with a sage mind. He had lost, in early youth, his first wife owing to unusual and tragic circumstances. One …

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Rishi Tales 2: Foreword by Dr David Frawley

The following foreword was written by Dr. David Frawley to U. Mahesh Prabhu’s book RISHI TALES 2. The book is available on Amazon.com | Amazon Kindle | Google Play BOOKS Wisdom is best conveyed in stories as it is experiential in nature, not a matter of mere beliefs, concepts or …

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Dr David Frawley’s Foreword to RISHI TALES

Foreword by Dr David Frawley to RISHI TALES (Volume 1) by U. Mahesh Prabhu. The book is available on Amazon.com for $9.99 and Amazon.in for INR 200.00 India’s vast and sublime Sanskrit literature is full of wonderful stories, anecdotes, parables and paradoxes since the oldest Rigveda thousands of years ago. …

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A Giant’s Dilemma

This story is a part of RISHI TALES (Volume 1) by U. Mahesh Prabhu with Foreword by Dr David Frawley.  The book is available on Amazon.com for $9.99 and Amazon.in for INR 200.00 A long time ago, in the dense forest of Vindhyas, there lived giant who was gifted with …

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Revealing the Virtue

This story is a part of RISHI TALES (Volume 1) by U. Mahesh Prabhu with Foreword by Dr David Frawley.  The book is available on Amazon.com for $9.99 and Amazon.in for INR 200.00 The old king, on his deathbed, told his son, “My boy, be good and do good, and …

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Wait for it

This story is a part of RISHI TALES (Volume 1) by U. Mahesh Prabhu with Foreword by Dr David Frawley.  The book is available on Amazon.com for $9.99 and Amazon.in for INR 200.00 A little over a thousand years ago, the land of Kashmir was ruled by a queen named …

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Whose Miracle?

This story is a part of RISHI TALES (Volume 1) by U. Mahesh Prabhu with Foreword by Dr David Frawley.  The book is available on Amazon.com for $9.99 and Amazon.in for INR 200.00 There was once a spiritual master who attracted many disciples. When he died his devotees did not …

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One Unkept Promise

This story is a part of RISHI TALES (Volume 1) by U. Mahesh Prabhu with Foreword by Dr David Frawley.  The book is available on Amazon.com for $9.99 and Amazon.in for INR 200.00 A long time ago there was a tiny kingdom, somewhere near India’s Gangetic plains, ruled by a …

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