Timeless Tales of a Wise Sage

The Results of Education

The following story is part of TIMELESS TALES OF A WISE SAGE book by U. Mahesh Prabhu On a part of a mountain, a hen-parrot brought two chicks into the world. These chicks were caught by a hunter when the mother had left the nest to search for food. One of …

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The Smart Jackal

The following story is from U. Mahesh Prabhu’s upcoming book TIMELESS TALES OF A WISE SAGE.  The wise who wrongs another, Pursuing selfish good, Should keep his plans a secret, As jackal did in the wood.” In a forest there once lived a lion, in company with three counselors, a …

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The Monkey who could not be Taught

This story is part of TIMELESS TALES OF WISE SAGE by U. Mahesh Prabhu. Illustrations by Shantheri Bhat. No knife prevails against a stone; Nor bends the unbending tree; No good advice from sage Helped indocility.” In a part of a forest was a troop of monkeys who found a …

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Trust Betrayed

The following story is a part of upcoming book TIMELESS TALES OF A WISE SAGE by U. Mahesh Prabhu with illustrations from Shantheri Bhat. All who live upon their wits, Many learned, too, are mean, Do the wrong as quick as right: Illustration may be seen In the well-known tale …

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Story of Dantil

This is an excerpt from upcoming book TIMELESS TALES OF A WISE SAGE by U. Mahesh Prabhu with Illustrations by Shantheri Bhat.  In a city, there lived a merchant named Dantil who directed the whole administration. So long as he handled the city business and royal business, all the inhabitants …

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The Beginning of Panchatantra

The following is a part of upcoming book TIMELESS TALES OF A WISE SAGE by U. Mahesh Prabhu In the southern country called Mahilaropyam, there lived a king named Amara Shakti. He was a man of great learning and was also considered wise. His feet were made to dazzle by …

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