Numskull and the Rabbit.
The Indian people use animals in their fables, and give them.
Certain attributes of people to convey the flaws in humans. The .
story of the "Numskull and the Rabbit” is used to show kings how .
to manage their kingdom, by giving certain examples, such as of .
how the lion (king of the jungle) is deceived or how one can be .
caught up by issues and problems. This story also shows that if one .
forgets his people his own flaws can easily over throw him. The .
story is about a lion that eats all the animals in his kingdom .
without remorse. A deal is made between the king and the animals, .
and an animal is sent to the lion each day to be eatten, one day a .
rabbit is sent to the lion and he tricks the lion into falling to his .
This story is a fable, which has many different lessons to tell .
to a king.”A king who madly butchers men, There lives as little .
reconed as lives of goats ,has one square meal ,but never has a .
second.”This story tells the king that if he kills his loyal subjects he .
will never have enough when he really needs them. "A single .
archer from a wall A hundred foes forfends; And so the military .
art A fortress recommands.” This little story tells a king that a .
good fortress will over come many foes. "A worrior faling to .
compare two hosts,in mad desire for battle, plunges like a moth .
headforemost into fire.” This story says that if an oppenet is not .
compared to one's own, then you can fall, also to never rush into .
battle. These parables or stories can attribute to a well governed .
kingdom. If these stories are applied by a king then his reign will .
live forever. The lesson to learn from this story is to always try to .
see the repercussions of your actions,if not they will find the down .
fall of you. .