The tales from “Katha Saagar” by Sri Swamiji, a compilation of simple stories from our epics and Puranas on various gods and goddesses and sages and Rishis . The stories talk about moral principles and righteous way of spiritual and social life in a simple language easy enough for children to understand.
Great wonders occur at the instance of God. Even the most dreadful situations can change into pleasant ones with divine intervention.
“Mahatmano hi se santi bhumya kshama yassamah”
‘Great souls have patience on par with Mother Earth herself’ – short story on importance of being patient.
The foolish King:
Story of a foolish King whose only objective of life s pursuit of physical comforts.
The little lion:
A story of lost lion cub raised among the sheep who also ends up acting like one- Until an older lion comes along and shows the little cub his true nature and teaches him to be a real lion that he is. A Sadguru also, acts as a mirror and shows the disciple his true self and teaches him to rise higher levels.
Actions and decisions made in haste will have dangerous implications.
A proper and timely action can only save the day. Story to teach the importance of time and action.
Only the one who fully understands the nature of different things realizes their worth/value.
Effect of association:
‘Man is known by the company he keeps’ story teaches the effects of good and bad associations.
Effective effort and divine blessing can help a man accomplish great things. Story of King Bhageeratha goes to prove just that.