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The Drunkard - A Sufi Story

The Drunkard

One night, Mulla Nasrudin was on his way home when a drunken man bumped into him violently. Nasrudin reproached him saying: Idiot! Are you too blind to see a person as big as me?
Memento – Spiritual Story By Houman Farzad


Once, someone requested of Mulla Nasrudin: Give me your ring as a memento, so that whenever I look at it I will remember you. Mulla replied: You cannot have the ring. But...
Four In A Bed – Sufi Story By Houman Farzad

Four In A Bed

After his wife died, Mulla Nasrudin married a widow. But things did not go smoothly because Mulla constantly talked about his former wife and the woman constantly talked about her dead husband. One night, lying in bed, they began to...
Compass – Spiritual Story By Houman Farzad


Someone brought a compass that he had found and asked Mulla Nasrudin if he knew what it was. Mulla looked at the compass and began to cry. A few minutes later, he stopped crying and began to laugh. The man...
The Innocent Thief – Spiritual Story By Houman Farzad

The Innocent Thief

Mulla Nasrudin's donkey was stolen from its stable one night. The next morning, whenMulla found out that he had been robbed, he began searching for the donkey, asking the neighbors whether or not they had seen his donkey. The neighbors, who had heard the news, began to scold Mulla...
Upstairs Downstairs – Sufi Story By Houman Farzad

Upstairs Downstairs

A beggar knocked on Mulla Nasrudin's door. Mulla opened the window from upstairs and said: What do you want? Come down here and I'll tell you, said the beggar. Mulla came all the way down and opened the door. Well, what do you want?
The Procession – Spiritual Story By Houman Farzad

The Procession

A group of Muslim religious leaders once got together and, having nothing better to do that day, began to talk on trivial matters. One of them asked: During a funeral procession, should one...