A cap seller was living in a
village, many years ago. Everyday, he walks to many
towns to sell his caps. Sometimes, he had to pass
through jungles too. One afternoon, after a heavy
meal, the cap seller felt very sleepy. He lied down
and had a nap under a big mango tree.
There were lots of monkeys on this
tree. They saw the cap seller sleeping with his bag
full of colorful caps nearby. One by one, the
monkeys came down from the tree and took the caps.
They put the caps in their heads, the same way the
cap seller had. They were very happy.
When the cap seller woke up after
sometime, he could not find any of the caps in his
bag. He was terrified and looked around to see for
his caps. He looked up and found the monkeys wearing
all his caps.
He was very angry and raised his
hands, as if to beat the monkey. The monkey also
raised their hands to attack him back.
He threw a stone on the monkeys to
scare them, but the monkeys also threw the mangos on
him, with the same anger.
He was very upset, and threw his
cap on the ground, out of disappointment. All the
monkeys threw the caps on the ground, imitating him.
The cap seller was very happy now. He collected all
his caps, packed them back in his bag, and left the
The Morale :
For every problem, there will be a
solution. We need to keep trying until we succeed.