'Which meant they were on the camel's back.' Rama sat holding the bag containing their money while Ramachandra went to take a bath. And what did you learn?" . Nandish had 114 SUMFT MURTY mounted his horse and was riding off, merrily throwing the whip on the ground! At the end of six years, he finally had his five litres of dew. Tell me, did you meet my son anywhere?' So he disguised himself as an ordinary young man and came to her kingdom. It was evening by the time he reached the next village, and he took shelter in the house of an old couple. The king was even more pleased now. This went on for a few days. The old woman was sweeping her courtyard. Rama and Ramachandra were delighted when they heard the verdict. Homeland But Vibhandaka was adamant. I am sure my wife and son are in misery now. They nearly destroyed your life. He went up to them and told them about his condition. Gopal and his wife lived the rest of their lives in happiness and comfort. Why then had Shivasundara been so excited, and why had he asked her not to tell anyone 14 SUVTTA MURTY about the crow? 'Of course we do!' 'Give me the tail,' he told his friend. Krishnakant turned to Arundhati. 'Walk ten kilometres further and you will reach the seashore where there are many coconut trees. Then he fell on the floor, sobbing, and announced, 'The master is dead! But before he could complete his sentence, Makarand, afraid of being accused in front of the old woman, said quickly, 'I forgot. Usually I don't sell them, 6 SUVTTA MURTY but this time I need the money, so I am going to the fair to sell them without telling anyone,' said Seetapati. Mihir told her the W H E R E t>ID i t g o ? While you looked after the trees, your wife sold the fruits in the market. Here is a test. His only friend was his donkey. Everyone was impressed with this story. When everyone was seated, he turned to the unoccupied chair and spoke to it. There you will get coconuts for three rupees.' Years passed and he got older. Pingala, a poor farmer's son, was among these children. Then he s a i d , 'Sumant, you have told many stories in your life. Of course, it never came! Then he said, 'Give me your magic stick. Then, since there was more rice than could be eaten by one person, I sold the rest and got the curd and some ghee. A few weeks went by peacefully. You will no longer be my friend.' But why did the shawl look familiar? 'How dare you!' The king was an avid gardener. He was famous for his sense of fairness. So one day, when Rajendra had gone out, they set fire to his little hut. Pingala looked down and said, 'Forgive me, Your Highness. But alas, in the excitement of the funeral, the villagers had left the door of the hut open. As soon as the sun rose, the men would tuck into a hearty breakfast and start gathering in groups. The royal guard placed the palm leaf on the king's table for him to see when he woke up. How do you manage? If you don't clean up well, Vibhandaka will suffer huge losses. What were your reasons? Then I took the husk to the village jeweller T H E SELFISH G R O O M 131 who needs it for his work. Satyabhama told her in a low voice, 'Have you heard the latest news? Then he told the wife, 'He is sleeping. 4.6 out of 5 stars 496 ratings. Then he remembered there was a sack of cotton kept outside his door. '7 was the one who wanted to save everyone and you were the one who left us to die. 'Wait! they asked. 'The young boy is sitting on the horse while his old father is walking. One day, Chandrakant went to a wedding. To their horror, they discovered it was missing! The horse was given a place in the stables and Sumant a room to sleep in. Many more people joined the queue behind her. nee upon a time, there was a shrewd shopkeeper called Makarand. So saying, he turned over and started snoring loudly. But her husband and son could not be found anywhere. The next morning, Rama and Ramachandra started walking with the magic drum to the court. There you can get it for one rupee.' Apple Books. Just as she was drifting off into a wonderful dream, she felt someone tugging the necklace from her hands. Her grandmother had told her long ago that unusual things always pointed to hidden treasure in a place. Niranjan left riding the horse after pretending great reluctance. He jumped up and said, 'Of course you can have a rabbit, but first you must wash my dirty clothes, massage my feet and polish my shoes. 99 his work, and at the end of the day, stood waiting for his leaf full of food. This book is full of adventure, classic, funny and thrilling. So the one who went to the river to fetch water had a nice bath and came back. 'That makes my task so much easier . I was only walking by his house.' Contents The merchant immediately started screaming, 'Look at this mess. It is not good for you. 'And what if you answer all the questions?' But he was not a very strong man and could not outrun the hefty guards. Ayesha would have to walk up to it. Covered Bridges He sat there sadly, thinking of his lost bundle and watching the family underneath. The king of Vidishanagara heard about him and ordered his arrest. The soldier sitting on the horse watched Sumant behaving in this odd fashion. Then he told his servant to follow Sumant. The Magic Drum and Other... Sudha Murty Author (2015) Here, There and Everywhere Sudha Murty Author (2018) The Man from the Egg Sudha Murty … She bought beautiful saris, lovely jewellery and all kinds of gifts for Mallika and her in-laws. This was because he had a funny idea, that there exists a magic potion which, if touched to any object, turns it into gold. .. Somendra waited, holding his breath for the last and final lash. It was full of fruits and flowers. Let him be. he begged. And who are you?' They never repaired their house or cooked good food. B&N Nook Book. The king was delighted to see the vegetables but puzzled by the pot. 'Stop, stop!' The people behind her had to go away empty-handed. There he planted rows and rows of banana trees. You look worried. If I am unable to answer even one of them, I will marry him.' Give me my rupee at least.' Devamma agreed and the two sat quietly, waiting for the other to talk first. It was signed: Raghupati. We provide Shani Parivardan to know about its impact. 'Those two cruel people are sitting on that one poor animal. Manikya rushed out, saying he would bring back the body, while everyone started preparing for the last rites. 'My name is Fly,' said EMPE.RO* OF FTUUVATI 73 Sumant, helping himself to some delicious jalebis. Why are you carrying so much ash?' The king had no choice but to agree to her condition and made the announcement in the kingdom. Purushottam and his son thought this was right. They set off early one morning. At the end of the day, Rajendra discovered the ash was all gone and in its place he had a pile of coins. He dumped his luggage at home and went to dig out his bag. 'Manikya, I want you to change the direction of the river so that it passes through my garden,' he ordered. The wonders of science and magic have inspired me throughout my career, from the TheJous became more 26 SUVTTA MURTY and more worried. Sadly, he made his way home. As they stood looking at the marks, a merchant came rushing up to them. he said. The headman understood someone had played a trick on Keshava. He had one goat with which he stayed in a tiny hut. Seeing his noble features and intelligent eyes, each man wanted to prove himself better than the others and impress him. The two heard the commotion and saw the bag full of gold and silver ornaments lying on the ground. ISBN/EAN: 9781568823560 Then you became rich and lazy. He held on to the coconut for dear life. Mallika and Soudamani became even better friends T H E uucty PURSE 95 after this. I want to thank many people who have helped me to bring this book out, especially my publishers Penguin Books India. A drop of this potion will transform any object into gold.' But as soon as the man distributing the food gave her her portion, he announced the food was finished for the day. No one ever wanted to work for him because of his reputation, and here was someone walking right into his house! He quickly learnt his new job and became a good and fair king. There was a severe earthquake. One day, when the ship was out at sea, a fierce storm began. Sell it to me and I'll make you rich in return.' He landed up at the king's palace, clutching his flute. Niranjan felt sorry for him. 'No fighting in court! If she told him, Shashishekhar would ask that question as the last one, and if she did not, she would lose anyway. 'We have to break down your outhouse,' they said. He wept loudly and beat his chest. There he demanded an audience with the king. Today it led me here and I am looking for the treasure.' He was walking home with the donkey when suddenly he felt very tired. Scared out of her wits, she started screaming. Ayesha got used to the work and the new food habits. He was poor and had nothing in the world but one beautiful white horse. Kapiladeva sat clutching his head. An hour went by, but there was no sign of him. Sadly, the king agreed and sent Gopal home, but not before plying him with many more gifts. Sumant, pretending to be 76 SUDHA MURTy scared, stammered, 'T-this h-horse has m-magical powers. Kanaka was only interested in the sweets, so he said graciously, 'Of course, of course. But now there was so much meat in the market that the prices had come down and they got only a few rupees for their goats. At last, when they reached the outskirts of the town,, they put him down. The people of the city got to use only the best quality ghee in their food from then on! When she grew into a lovely young woman, her father wanted her to get married. Finally, I hope my readers, the children, will enjoy and remember them. Delighted that they had at last fooled the shepherd, the king flung open a window and yelled to the c o o k to make a delicious dinner to celebrate. Seetapati's wife got scared. Our partners will collect data and use cookies for ad personalization and measurement. Whatever we have today is also yours.' THE TASTIEST OF ALL K ing Shantivardhana ruled over the kingdom of Vaishali. I have included a few such stories in this collection. Himakar will then have to give up trying to get the money from me.' they shouted. When they asked him he said, 'Everyone wanted goat's meat today in the market. The princess saw the prince's intelligent and kind eyes. It was a winter morning and Gunakara was carrying a large sack of waste from a nearby eatery to the rubbish dump. Angry at being fooled, they decided to burn down Rajendra's hut. Maybe the lord does not wish us to visit him.' Irritated by this disturbance, he called out to his wife, 'Just give him what he wants.' Saranga and his group were ready. He took his group of artists and writers with him, as well as the two ex-thieves. Suddenly he remembered the bedtime story he had told his ten-year-old son. A few tried, but could not succeed. Have you ever had any?' It was very heavy. He went to a sweetshop just in time to hear the shopkeeper tell his son, 'Child, I am very sleepy. The crow was spoiling a perfect story! His father left him large tracts of land when he died. Finally, word reached her father's village. Here, take my horse, that will be quicker.' So saying she ran back home. 'And this is not the season for pomegranates, so it had to be an unripe one,' piped up the last brother. The poor king was puzzled and wondered what had happened for her to hate men so much. But he wanted to set a final test. As the flames started licking their feet, Devamma jumped up, screaming, 'You win! Immediately the king shouted, 'Enough, stop! They took him to the G O L D E N SILENCE 69 best medicine men in the country, to all the sages and holy men they could find, but no one found anything wrong with him. He knew all the time that the servant was watching him, and making sure the man could see what he was doing, Sumant produced the other gold coin from the dung. On the highest treetop he grabbed a delicious-looking coconut. 'Which is the most beautiful child on earth?' Why don't you write him a nice poem? They discussed the funeral and wondered where the misers had hidden their wealth. DEAD MAN'S FAINTING R aghupati was a rich landlord who had a son called Sahadeva. 'Anyway, by the time your customers come the sun will be out and it will dry up. My library By the eighth lash he was ready to cry, but he told himself, only two more and the horse would be his. Somesh had stopped talking! So he summoned Gopal. Everyone was eager to 10 SUVTTA MURTY get a seed and grow the best plant. During my wanderings, I met a sage. A FMR DEM. Nine . Every evening, the butcher throws the leftover bones and meat outside the shop. After walking for many miles, he at last reached a village. Lokesh was horrified. Mahadeva's wife's necklace and earrings, the greedy old man's pouch full of money, hidden under his fat tummy. Here, watch me.' When he had heard the entire story, Haripant turned to Gunakara. There was a terrible thunderstorm that night and Mallika and the people accompanying her had to stop to take shelter in an old abandoned temple. They had many beautiful chicks and were proud of their neat little nest. She was sure that soon they would be left paupers. Then she told him where the necklace and the earring were kept. Sudha Murthy's "HOW I TAUGHT MY GRANDMOTHER TO READ" -- Knowledge from A to Z. He got talking to its °Wner and, without realizing, ended up telling the man a ll about his life, the business and his father. By now, word of the argument had spread and a crowd had gathered. So after agreeing to pay Himakar the rupee later, the two made their way home, secretly laughing at the other's folly. What if something happens to it when you are not here? When Bhanuverma heard that one big fruit cost only two annas, he was delighted and bought one. Quickly the two crooks struck a deal. The pitcher fell and broke, and the milk spilt all over the road. One day, as he was walking down the road, he met his friend Jayadev, who was returning from somewhere. The thief stole everything. Years passed and Somesh grew into a young man. The old couple was very happy. It is hunger. He wanted to see this princess famous for her beauty THE ?RIHCESS WHO WHS A BIRS 109 and perhaps convince her to marry him. And the two left the shop, holding their boxes. It was as big as an eagle and would not budge even though they tried to shoo it away. I opened the bag only after I reached home. So he came to Makarand's shop and said, 'Friend, I trust you more than anyone. HangARoo. 'This is an unusual island,' he explained. ' 'So be it. The third said, 'I think it is love, even though it is a feeling, not a food.' The servant excitedly reported everything to his master. But this may not always be a good idea. We need your help to maintenance this website. They sent out people to look for Mallika's family and one day, to her great joy, she was reunited with her lost son and husband. You are our new king now.' 'My little son needs someone to look after him, and I want someone who is honest and kind-hearted.' 'A rich man who does not share his wealth.' A LESSON FOR THE UNCLES R ajendra was a young boy who had lost both his parents when he was still quite young. They came back home only at lunch and dinner time. The people of the house called out for him for some time, then thinking he must still be 24 ; S U M MURTY out s«ome where, they took the vessel of hot water inside and s h u t t h e door. This nurse would tell her a story every day. He told me not to tell anyone. Let us go back to the village.' I have tried turning off JSP validation to. Without looking around he said, 'Ten kilometres from here, there is another coconut grove. Pingala tried changing the soil and transferred the seed to another pot, but even by the end of three months, nothing appeared. He held up the last doll and said, 'This is the best. Almost all the tales are set in India, and being a compilation, I … A year went by. Now who should be walking on that road, but a poor and slightly stupid farmer. He decided to find out and asked one of his spies to listen to the men as they sat talking in the jail. Over the years. 'I gave it to my landlord.' He stopped at an inn for the night, where he hoped to meet someone who could tell him the story of the princess who hated men. In a flash, the rabbit leapt out of the bag and hopped off to join its friends, who had followed the king to the palace with Keerti. You used to do all the work yourself. The second said, 'It is a pomegranate.' 'You tried to cheat me!' They are only interested in their next glass. At first they were relieved, thinking he was playing a game. There he was served a coconut burfi. She looked around and saw a girl, about her age, also dressed like a newly married bride, sitting and crying on the temple floor. Y o u were right, Father, silence is golden and speech is silver.' She had lost the cow and not got any money either. Just wait and see what happens.' 'It is a medicine to make you young. Then, unable to think of anything else to write, he put down these words on a palm leaf and made his way to the palace. Seeing his sad face, she asked him what the matter was. He reached her house and announced he would stay there for a while. But they have no king, and when I landed among them, after being thrown from the mountain, they decided to make me the king. T h e clever princess will only marry the man w h o can ask her a question she c a n n o t answer; the orphan boy outwits his greedy uncles with a bag of ash; and an old couple in distress is saved by a magic drum. I will chant a secret mantra, which will turn it into the magic potion. He cleaned and polished till not a speck of dirt remained on the floor. Though he was treated by the best doctors in the DEAD MAN'S PAINTING 29 kingdom, he soon realized his end was near. The three brothers agreed, and soon the king's men placed before them a stout wooden box, firmly shut. Skip to main content. 'But how will he help us?' 'It is the difference between our eyes and ears. The king now knew he had before him a brilliant young man. Without THE lllc*y PURSE 93 thinking twice, Mallika gave her portion to the woman. If Rajendra could get so much money by selling the ash from his little hut, how much would they get if they burnt their sprawling houses and sold the ash? He would mix the adulterated ghee with the good one and sell it to the people. On your way, tell the drum your story. The king of one of the neighbouring kingdoms once decided he would appoint as his chief minister one of these intelligent people. But I have a condition. They were even angrier with Rajendra now for having tricked them a second time. One close look at him and they O e dand if she did not. My mother had such trouble bringing me back home!' He wanted nothing to do with his stepbrother. As soon as he opened it, she fell at his feet and begged forgiveness. But Somendra was not one to give up so easily. Bhanuverma looked this way and that. Poor Rajendra looked everywhere for it. There was a stream running nearby, where they could get a drink and refresh themselves. 'Manikya!' It glittered with small and big diamonds. Mallika soon got accustomed in her new house. The argument carried on for a while. All rights reserved. The boy, who had never seen Sumant earlier, was suspicious. We are a non-profit group that run this website to share documents. The child was born when his father was already quite old, and being the only child, was brought up with great care. A hundred rupees! By Greg Stafford, Steve Perrin, Raymond Turney, and Charlie Krank. Seetapati would then pull it up. A grateful Rajendra told her the story of his life. The window of a classroom was open, and through it, the noise the children were making could be heard. Soon there were roads, shops and pretty little houses on the island. 96 UNITED WE STAND W H E R E DID IT GO? Sto, The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander More than 3 million copies of The Chronicles of Prydain in p, Rishi Reddi Call me only if something important comes up.' The princess heard about this strange and exciting suitor and decided to see him for herself. He asked his wife how she had found out about the treasure. By then it was evening and his host was calling him in for dinner. 'What are your talents?' He was about to launch into his idea about hiding the box, when an angry Mihir entered the shop. Manikya had got the better of him again! She came with a big box. Though these tales have been gathered from all over the world, while retelling them I have set them all in India so that the Indian child can relate to them. When he could no longer hold back his curiosity he asked, 'What are you doing?' . ' And where are you taking the horse? Now, the teacher had been using the donkey for his own work and had found it most useful. They are about human emotions and everyday human activities. A crow was cawing loudly on one of the branches. The Magic Drum is a collection of short, little stories that the author has heard of over the years. Veeravara was crowned king with great pomp. 'Father! He sat down under a tree to rest and think what to do next. But one day she went to a poor shepherd boy and stitched his torn clothes, cut his hair. THE VALIDITY Why don't you rest awhile and I will get your meal ready.' Lokesh forgot all about the crow and turned to stare at Somesh. T h e n she said, ' Y o u must always rub oil on your hands: before you eat jackfruit. All you need is the birth date and suudha complete name of an individual to unlock all of the secrets that the numbers hold. Exactly six months later, Keshava appeared at the teacher's door. To his amazement, the girl served him fluffy white rice, two types of vegetables, a bowl of steaming-hot, delicious dal and soft, refreshing curd. Some others were told to me by people from other countries and some I have created myself. But when the man grabbed their feet, the horse got scared and galloped away. They took on other partners in business and suffered losses. H F/UR D E U H imakar and Seetapati were two young men living in neighbouring villages. Ramanatha became his follower and asked him about the potion. Now Krishnakant himself opened the top of the drum and jumped out. He will help us.' What did it mean? If you suspect something is wrong, just come back.' If you tell the truth in front of the drum, it starts beating by itself. 'Say it again, Somesh!' A r u n d h a t i was puzzled. They had put all their money in it. Then one day she fell sick. Hey, don't you have any brains? Oh yes, and it is an expensive request. And my friend sz sum MURTy here can crow better than a cock.' Tell your friends that you can tie a knot in a handkerchief using only one hand! 'Why did you have to steal the money? I will never complain about your GOLDEN SILENCE 71 chattering again.' Many artists, writers and thinkers gathered in his house. You need to learn some manners and kindness before you can even think of marrying me.' Mallika was outside, inspecting the field, so she was unhurt. Mihir, clutching his precious bag, said, 'Yes, Auntie. When he peeped into the hole, he saw of course there was nothing—no horse, no treasure, not even a rabbit! Sheelavati would have to go to the market. 'Our king knows and loves us. Doctors came, they examined her, asked all kinds of questions, scratched their heads, and prescribed medicines. A K BAG OF WORDS eerti Kumara was a handsome young shepherd. On the way to Kashi they passed Souveera, a small village. Word soon reached Kapiladeva and he decided to teach Manikya a lesson. Niranjan walked down a forest path and saw a rabbit's burrow. What about them? Poor Bhanuverma dared not open his mouth to shoutt. . Sumant first went to the stable, where he collected some fresh dung from his horse, then he went to his room, and pretending great secrecy, started sieving the dung. Since everything there belongs to you, and Sahadeva has said in front of everyone he has no claim on anything from there, you are now their rightful owner.' BANG! The Magic of the Lost Temple is heart-warming, charming and absolutely unputdownable. They w a n t e d to visit Kashi and offer puja to L o r d Vishwanath. Hey, don't you have any brains? His sack opened up and the stinking waste lay all over 14 SUVTTA MURTY Vibhandaka's shop floor. A letter! They cooked, cleaned, sent the children to school, worked in the fields, took the crops to the market—in short, they did everything. The two cried in despair; now they would not be able to complete their pilgrimage. And the two rushed home, leaving a flock of bewildered, terrified villagers behind. Haripant was calm. In the drum video lessons the virtual drummer plays online at the needed speed the drum sheet music that appears on the screen. Worldreader is a non-profit organization committed to delivering digital books to children and families in the developing world using e-book technology. There, as Mallika stood gazing out at the rain, she heard the sound of someone crying. The third, who had been looking further down the road, said, 'It was carrying a woman and a child on its back.' My husband saw it too and he behaved like it was a big secret. 2 - 3 Hours to read. Then she smiled and whispered a plan to him. Now the villagers were excited. Kamlesh was a writer and was trying to think of an idea for a story. Only hard-working, ordinary men and women.' They picked up the bag and threw it down the cliff. Now think what happens to the people to whom you lie every day of the year!' 'What is your name?' The next day, he woke up wondering who won the debate and what were the reasons the winner gave. Veeravara asked. What if the next person who comes here is a crook? There were only two left. Then he picked up a stone and threw it at the crow, thinking that would make it fly away. He then tried washing his hands with water, but the gum remained. But Seetapati had no money on him. Sheelavati had been walking immersed in thought, worried about Jayasheel. 'Our house is opposite a butcher's shop. Kamlesh too was upset to hear this. He first tried to shoo it away, but it paid him no heed. When he heard the king's words, he was scared out of his wits. I will hold on to the tail till you come back. He looked in amazement at Niranjan sitting there holding the tail in his hands. Once, a jeweller came to the palace and gifted the king a wonderful diamond necklace. Should we treat him like this? 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