The Wise Cap Seller And The Naughty Monkeys (Panchtantra Story)

                              
  Once there was a cap seller who wandered from one place to the    other to sell caps. Calling, 
                               Caps for sale...
                               caps for sale...
                               red caps,
                               yellow caps
                               and green caps...
                              caps for sale..
 One day the cap seller was going on his way to sell caps. It was a hot summer day and the man was feeling tired, he stopped under a tree to take some rest.. He kept his basket of caps by his side and fell asleep.
 A group of naughty monkeys lived on the tree. They saw the colorful caps in the basket. They came down and wore the caps on their heads like the cap seller wore.They climbed up the tree  wearing those caps.
After a while the cap seller woke up and found that the basket was empty and all the caps were missing.  'The monkeys on the tree were wearing the caps.'
"Come on you naughty fellows, give my caps back.", the seller yelled at them. Monkeys only imitated and copied him.
''Oh ! They have the habit of imitating others.'', the cap seller thought. He got an idea to get his caps back.  
He threw his own cap down. Seeing it, the monkeys threw down their caps too. The cap seller hurriedly collected all the caps and moved on chanting,
                         Caps for sale...
                          caps for sale...
                          red caps,
                         yellow caps
                         and green caps...
                        caps for sale.
                                  ( Panchtantra story) Re- told by- Aunt Mary   
                    

                                                       
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15 comments:

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    1. Thank you very much for reading the story :)

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  2. You have so nicely presented the Panchatantra story in your post. Love the swinging monkey. :-)

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  3. Hi Aunt Mary, this is a perfect case of leading by example.

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  4. Hello Aunt Mary ! I hope you still remember me :)
    What a wonderful representation you have done of this panchtantra tale !! Loved the naughty monkey ...

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  5. Hello Kokila,
    I am happy to see you again after a long time .Thank you so much for your beautiful comment .
    Have a good day :)

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  6. I remember this one and enjoyed your version too.

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    1. Thank you Saru, nice to know that you liked the story :)

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  7. Hello aunt Mary this was wonderful to read this story again after so many year nd my kids will surely love to read it

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    1. Welcome to my blog, I am so glad that you liked the tale , hope your kids will like it too. Thank you so much for the kind visit and lovely words :)

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  9. Wow its a nice story hatsoff to this.๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Œ
    _Auromic

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    1. Thank you so much for the lovely comment :)

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