Mullah Nasruddin was a local priest in a small village in Turkey. He was a simple man, but his intelligence and razor sharp wit made him very popular with the people. His stories are related with humour and each one has a moral, making it a favorite with children. The tales of Mullah Nasrudding are widely told throughout the Middle East and Central Asia.
MULLAH AND ALECANDER
This story tells of Mullah’s presence of mind as he outsmarts a very knowledgeable foreigner.
THE GREEDY KASIM
Mullah teaches his greedy neighbor Kasim, an unforgettable lesson, when he tries to buy Mullah’s house.
THE WISE TRICK
Mullah Calms an angry man down with his sharp wit and receives rich rewards in return.
LESSON FOR THE LIAR
Mullah reminds his friends of their mistakes and teaches them a lesson to stop taking people for granted.
THE BEGGAR’S LAUGH
This is an excellent moral for people who dwell in fales pridge and prestige.
THE THREE FRIDAY’S
This story makes us wonder at Mullah’s sharp intellect. Without preaching, he explains the concept of the Quran and earns the appreciation of everyone around.