Feb 2, 2021
The Three Idols (तीन मूर्तियां)
Everyone is aware of Birbal’s intelligence and wise decisions. But when the King of Iran came to know about Birbal, he decided to test him. The king sent three idols to the court of Akbar. The idols were exactly identicals to look at. There was a letter attached to them where the king mentioned, “ Emperor Akbar, among the three idols, identify and label the good one, the beautiful one and the bad one and then sent it back to me. Or else accept your failure.”
It was a difficult task to complete as all the idols looked exactly the same. After a long time, Akbar decided to summon Birbal for help. He explained the entire trivia to him. Birbal took the idols with him and asked for a day to solve this puzzle. The next day when Birbal came back to the court, Akbar asked him for the answers, the good, the bad, and the most beautiful.
Birbal explained his examination and informed Akbar that all the three idols have a small hole in their ear. In the case of the first idol, the hole leads…