6 Oct 2014
Oct 6 2014

One day Birbal’s five-year old daughter accompanied him to the Royal Court. When Akbar saw her, it just came to his mind that he should test her wits whether she had the same type of wits as her father had. He started talking to her. “Do you know […]

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18 Jul 2014
Jul 18 2014

Once Birbal was invited for dinner by a rich man. When Birbal reached there, he found himself in a large crowd. The host greeted him warmly and took him inside. Birbal said, “I did not know that there will be so many guests in this gathering.” The host […]

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18 Jul 2014
Jul 18 2014

Akbar used to ask many odd questions from his courtiers and amused himself. One day he entered the Royal Court, settled in his Royal chair, and asked his courtiers: “What punishment should be given to a person who pulls my mustache?“ One said, “He should be beheaded.” Another […]

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14 Jul 2014
Jul 14 2014

One day Akbar was taking a walk in his Royal gardens with several courtiers. Many flowers were flowering at that time of season. A poet pointed out towards a beautiful flower and said, “Look Jahaanpanaah, how beautiful flower that is? No man can produce such a beautiful thing […]

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14 Jul 2014
Jul 14 2014

Several courtiers were vying to be the Royal Advisor of Emperor Akbar. So one day, when they came to the court, they said to the Emperor, “We want to be your Royal Advisor.” Akbar said, “No problem, but you will have to pass the test before you could […]

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14 Jul 2014
Jul 14 2014

One day Akbar was strolling in his palace gardens with his dear minister Birbal. Many crows were flying around. The King enjoyed their flying. Just then he thought, that how many crows could be in his kingdom and immediately posed this question to Birbal. Birbal thought a moment, […]

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14 Jul 2014
Jul 14 2014

Once Akbar and Birbal passed through some farms while riding on their horses. They happened to pass through a cabbage patch. Looking at the patch, Akbar said to Birbal, “What a delightful vegetable the cabbage is. I like it very much.” Birbal said, “Huzoor, cabbage is the king […]

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14 Jul 2014
Jul 14 2014

It so happened that once a rich merchant’s house was robbed. The merchant suspected that the thief was one of his servants. So he went to Birbal and mentioned the incident. Birbal went to his house and assembled all of his servants and asked that who stole the […]

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13 Jul 2014
Jul 13 2014

Because Birbal was very wise and witty, the Emperor’s courtiers and other people used to be jealous with him and used to find some way to degrade him. One day the court barber, who was very jealous with Birbal, plotted a plan against him. So when the King […]

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13 Jul 2014
Jul 13 2014

Akbar was very impressed with Birbal’s wit and wisdom. So one day Akbar promised him for many gifts. But it so happened that several days passed, but there was no sign of gift. Birbal was very disappointed. He didn’t know what to do? One day when Akbar was […]

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