Once upon a time, there lived four friends. They enjoyed one
another's company and were always seen together.
them were highly educated. They thought that they had enough knowledge and
nothing to learn more.
The fourth friend, on the other hand,
was not educated. But had lot of common sense.
One day the
friends wee planning to travel their neighbouring countries, to use their
skills there to get rich.
"With our studies and wide
knowledge we can manage everything. But I am worried about our uneducated
friend ! He knows nothing. I am afraid he will be a burden to us." Said one
"That's true. We shall not gain anything by taking
him along. So let him stay at home," agreed the second educated man.
"We should be more understanding towards our friend," said the third friend.
"He might be uneducated, but he has been our friend since childhood. We
should take him with us wherever we go," he added.
friends began their journey. They reached a thick forest and found bones of
a dead animal scattered in the jungle.
"This is the first
chance to test our knowledge," said one of the educated friends. "These are
the bones of a dead animal. Let's bring it back to life. And since I know
how to arrange the bones together, let me do it."
take care of the skin, flesh and blood," said the second.
"And I can bring it back to life," said the third learned man.
So they began their work. After the first one had finished arranging the
bones, the second one made flesh and blood.
As the third one
was about to bring it back to life, the uneducated friend shouted, "Please
stop ! Don't bring the animal back to life. It is a lion ! It might kill us
"You are stupid," cried the third educated friend.
"You know nothing about this. You think I can't bring a lion back to life.
You just wait. You'll see I can."
"Please give me some time.
I want to climb up the tall tree," said the uneducated man. Then he climbed
up a tall tree.
Then, with the will of god, the lion was
brought back to life. It was very huge. Slowly it stood up and stared at the
The lion roared and jumped to the three educated
men. All the three educated men had been killed. The lion had made a great
feast of them. It left the place, very satisfied.
uneducated man climbed down the tree and went home safely.