The End of the World

A group of philosophers traveled far and wide to find, and, contemplated for many years, the end of the world but could not state a time for its coming. Finally they turned to Mullah Nasruddin and asked him: – Do you know when the end of the world will be? – Of course, said Mullah… Continue reading The End of the World

Finding The Ring

One day Mullah Nasruddin lost his ring down in the basement of his house, where it was very dark. There being no chance of his finding it in that darkness, he went out on the street and started looking for it there. Somebody passing by stopped and enquire: “What are you looking for, Mullah Nasruddin… Continue reading Finding The Ring

Cold December

One December day the village boys decided to play a trick on Mulla Nasrudin to fool him. They hid Mullah Nasruddin’s coat when he was performing ablution for Friday ritual. But Mulla Nasrudin perceived that a trick on the way. “Mulla Nasrudin, it’s a cold day, why don’t you wear your coat?” asked one of… Continue reading Cold December

Honorific Titles

A certain conqueror said to Mulla Nasrudin: “Mulla, all the great rulers of the past had honorific titles with the name of God in them: there was, for instance, God-Gifted, and God-Accepted, and so on. How about some such name for me?” “God Forbid,” said Nasrudin.