The Pleasantries of the Incredible Mullah Nasrudin - Quite Simple Summary & Analysis

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In many of the stories, such as 'Dry in The Rain' we see the idea that the truth is often obvious, staring us in the face. It is often our own habits and preconceptions which stop us from perceiving the truth. In this story, the Mullah is invited to go hunting with the King, who fast out paces him and gets caught in a rainstorm. The Mullah Nasrudin on the other hand, takes off all of his clothes and packs them away as soon as the rain arrives. When the hunt is over, and everyone is soaked through apart from the Mullah, the King is unable to fathom how he can be the only one dry. In another teaching story 'It Is What He Says That Counts' a neighbor of the Mullah's (who is known for his petty cruelty...

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