The Brave Parakeet

The Brave Parakeet Buddhism – Malaysia / Indonesia / China / India   Many years ago, deep in a large forest, the Buddha was incarnated…

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Go to Sleep, Gecko!

Go to Sleep, Gecko! Bali – Indonesia   One night, Gecko woke Lioness, who was the coordinator of the village, to complain bitterly:          ‘Lioness,…

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The Origin of Stories

The Origin of Stories Seneca (Iroquois) – USA / Canada   This happened long ago, in the time of our forefathers.          In a Seneca…

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On Oppression and Corruption

On Oppression and Corruption Persian Sufism – Iran   An anecdote of Núshírván the Just, one of the most important kings of the Sasanian dynasty,…

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The Sufi and the Sultan

The Sufi and the Sultan Persian Sufism – Iran   A darwish, who had taken a vow of loneliness and had cut himself off from…

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