Parables


Keeping the Tigers Away – Spiritual Story By Idries Shah

Keeping the Tigers Away

Nasrudin was throwing handfuls of crumbs around his house. What are you doing? someone asked him. Keeping the tigers away. But there are no tigers in these parts. That's right. Effective, isn't...


A Choice – Spiritual Story

A Choice

A beggar asked Ibrahim ibn Al Adham for charity Ibrahim told him: I'll give you better than that;come with me. Ibrahim accompanied the beggar to a merchant, and asked...


The Reflection – Spiritual Story

The Reflection

There was a king who presented his daughter with a beautiful diamond necklace. The necklace was stolen and his people in the kingdom searched everywhere but could not find...


The Fool – Sufi Story By Idries Shah

The Fool

A philosopher, having made an appointment to dispute with Nasrudin, called and found him away from home. Infuriated, he picked up a peice of chalk and wrote Stupid...


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...