The Blind Man and the Elephant Short Story

The Blind Man and the Elephant Philosophical Short Story teaching us a great moral lesson.


We should not quarrel with others because; we must realize that everybody looks at thing from a different angle.

In a small village named Rampur there lived- Six Blind Men they were very good and old friends.

Once they decided to go to a carnival to enjoy games and skill. There they heard people shouting, enjoying in the carnival by merrymaking and processions. Then they heard somebody said, look an elephant is coming now towards us. Six Blind Men discuss among themselves that they must take a ride on the elephant for an enjoyment.

When the elephant came near to them, they were very fraught with or showing anxiety to know what an elephant looks like.

One by one Six Blind Men coming in contact with the body of the elephant.
First Blind Man touched his hand around its big stomach, and he said, An elephant is like a big wall.

Second Blind Man touched his hand around its big tusk, and he said, An elephant is like a spear. Because it was smooth and pointed at the tip.

Third Blind Man touched his hand around its big legs, and he said, An elephant is like a big strong pillar.

Fourth Blind Man touched his hand around its big trunk, and he said, An elephant is like a big snake.

Fifth Blind Man touched his hand around its big tail, and he said, An elephant is like a small rope.

Sixth Blind Man touched his hand around its big ear, and he said, An elephant is like a big fan.

Each of them thought that he was right. So, what we have to do? They all said and shared information according to their knowledge. Sometimes it happens with us also when we are thinking in a narrow way.

So moral of The Blind Man and the Elephant Short Story We have to think from a different angle, we must be versatile to get better understanding.


The Blind Man and the Elephant, philosophical short summary of moral story
The Blind Man and the Elephant Short Story


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