The Loyal Mongoose
“The Loyal Mongoose” Panchatantra story which tells us what happens when one takes a decision in haste. Once there was a farmer who lived with his wife and his infant son in a village. One day while returning from the fields, the farmer found a little mongoose lying near the road. The farmer picked it up and bought it at his home. He told his wife that the little mongoose would be a pet for their son. His wife did not like the idea of having a mongoose near their son but accepted reluctantly.The farmer tendered the wounds of the mongoose and gave it food and water. The mongoose recovered very quickly. One day, the farmer’s wife had to go to the market. She put her son to sleep and asked her husband to look after him. What happened next, listen to the full story..