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To rescue Sita, Ram raises an army of animals and gets them to build a bridge across the sea to the island-kingdom of Lanka where Sita is being held captive by the rakshasa-king Ravan.


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A new contributor comes in

A new contributor comes in

Suddenly, there appears amongst them a tiny squirrel carrying a pebble.


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Deep observation and gratitude

Deep observation and gratitude

But when Ram glances at the squirrel, he is overwhelmed with gratitude.

He thanks the tiny creature for his immense contribution.

He brushes his fingers over the squirrel’s back to comfort him, giving rise to the stripes that can be seen even today, a sign of Ram’s acknowle...


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The monkeys who see him laugh.

One even shoves the squirrel aside considering him an over-enthusiastic nuisance.


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The Conclusion

The Conclusion

In terms of proportion, the squirrel’s contribution to the bridge is insignificant.

But it is the squirrel’s 100 per cent. The squirrel is under no obligation to help Ram, but he does, proactively, responsibly, expecting nothing in return.

Ram values the squirrel no...


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Ram and A Squarrel

Ram and A Squarrel

This is a short story when Ram was building a bridge with other to rescue Sita from Ravana (in Ramayana epic) and a small Squarrel came.

She helped him and he thanked the little creature.

To know the value of contribution whether it is small or big, continue the story.


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The Contributors

The Contributors

Vultures survey the location.

Bears serve as the architects.

Monkeys work on implementing the construction, carrying huge boulders and throwing them into the sea.

The work is tedious.


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