Tag: Sufi Stories


The Cat Is Wet – Spiritual Story By Idries Shah

The Cat Is Wet

Nasrudin took a job as watchman. His master called him and asked whether it was raining. I have to go see the Sultan, and the dye on my favourite...


The Shortcut – Spiritual Story By Idries Shah

The Shortcut

Walking home one wonderful morning, Nasrudin thought that it would be a good idea to take a short cut through the woods. Why, he asked himself, should I...


The Truly Devout – Sufi Story By Paulo Coelho

The Truly Devout

Abu Sari owned a haberdashery in the middle of the main market in the city. He spent all day selling, buying and bargaining with the customers. But every afternoon he...


Rope and the Sky – Sufi Story By Idries Shah

Rope and the Sky

A Sufi mystic stopped Nasrudin in the street. In order to test whether Nasrudin was sensitive to inner knowledge, he made a sign pointing to the sky. The...


The Alternative – Spiritual Story By Idries Shah

The Alternative

I am a hospitable man, said Nasrudin to a group of cronies at the teahouse. Very well, then - take us all home to supper, said the greediest. Nasrudin...