There was a jackal named Vandharava. He lived in a big
jungle. One day he was wandering in the jungle in search of food. But he could
not find anything. So, he went to a nearby village in search of food. On the
way jackal was encircled by group of street dogs. The jackal managed to run
from there but the dogs chased him and they tried every possible thing to catch
the jackal. The jackal ran in panic and entered a house in the village. It was
washer man’s house. He jumped into drum to hid himself. That drum was full of
When the jackal came out he was a blue animal. The dogs
thinking him some other creature, dispersed. The frustrated jackal went back to
jungle empty handed. When other animals saw him, they ran away quickly because
of fear as they never seen such a horrible blue creature in the jungle before.
All animal decided to keep distance with him as they were not aware of the blue
When jackal realized that animals are afraid of him, he
decided to use this situation in his favor. He called all animals and said,”
Don’t run away from me. There is no need to get afraid. I am the creation of
Lord Brahma. Lord Brahma knows this jungle has no ruler to take care of other
animals. He really cares for you all, that’s why he sent me to this jungle to
All animals got convinced and encircled him and said,”
O our lord, we are here to obey you”. The blue jackal assigned different task
to different animals. The blue jackal ordered the lion to chase away all
jackals as the blue jackal did not want to get recognized. Lion and tigers
everyday hunt and bring it to the blue jackal every day. Blue jackal
distributes the food amongst other animal including himself.
Time passed. One evening blue jackal was addressing his
court, suddenly he heard a gang of jackals howling at a distance. Because of
natural instinct, he too started howling. When other animals heard this, they
quickly realized that they being fooled by the jackal. Jackal was not sent by
the God to rule them.
All animals came to an agreement to punish the blue
jackal for fooling them. When jackal tried to escape, the animals caught him
and torn him into pieces.
Moral: One, who treats his own people with contempt,
shall surely suffer a bitter end.