thief went to Nasrudin's house and carried away almost
all the possessions of the mullah to his own home. While Nasrudin had
been watching from the street. After a few minutes Nasrudin took up a blanket,
followed him, went in to his house, lay down and pretended to go to sleep. The
thief asked Mullah, "who are you? And what are you doing in my house?"
Mullah replied, "we were moving house, weren't we?"
day Mullah was sitting on chair in a crossway and was enjoying his meal which
was egg. A Man was crossing the cross way saw Mullah that he is sitting on chair
and enjoying his meal he find it really interesting and went to ask mullah. O
Mullah are you sitting on chair and eating egg? Mullah looked at him and said
why should I sit on egg and eat the chair.
Mullah's neighbour wanted to borrow his cloth-line. Nasrudin said "sorry, I
am using it'. Drying flour!'
neighbour said, 'how on earth can you dry flour on a cloths-line?' Mullah
replied, 'it is less difficult than you think when you do not want to lend it'.
not to loose myself
day there was news in every corner of the town about the Mullah's donkey which
he lost it. When his neighbours heard the news they got sad and decided to go to
mullah's house and help him to find his donkey. So they came to mullah's house and
they saw that mullah is very happy and very thankful from god! They find it very
interesting and asked mullah: " Mullah aren't you sad about loses of your
donkey?" Mullah laughed and said I am happier because god helped me that I
was not riding it other wise I was lost as well.
graves for new
I die' said Nasrudin, 'have me buried in an old grave. 'why?' asked his
when Munkir and Nakir, recording
angels of good and bad actions, come, I will be able to wave them on, saying
that this grave has been counted and entered for punishment already.'
"why are you sitting at the crossroad mullah?"
" one day something will happen here, and a crowd will gather. When
that comes about , I may not be able to get close enough- so I am putting my
time now .
was riding along one day when his donkey took fright at something in its path
and started to bolt. As he sped past them at an unaccustomed pace some
countrymen called out: 'where are you going, o Nasrudin, so fast?' 'Mullah
shouted, don't ask me ask my donkey!'
mullah went to see a rich man to earn some money from him. He asked the man to
give him some money.
man said why you need money?
said I want to buy an elephant so that is why I need money!
man said if you don't have enough money how you are going to look after the
said I came here to get money not advice!