The unlucky encounter
Adapted from stories of Birbal –
Eunice sobre Souza
Right now there lived in Delhi a
Hirachand. It was explained
that anyone who saw
his face would go
without foodstuff for a day.
When Akbar heard
about Hirachand this individual
was asked to see him.
He planned to know
if the stories
about him were authentic.
The next day,
Akbar was on his
way to the dining
– room when
brought to him.
At the same time,
a courtier arrived
to say the
queen was ill.
Following meeting him, Akbar remaining
Hirachand and spent the entire
morning along with his sickwife. By the
time this individual returned to the dining –
room, his meal was cold.
This individual ordered a brand new meal. It was a little while until so
lengthy to get the meals ready that Akbar
started to feel unwell. The doctor was
called. He told Akbar to rest and never
to eat anything for a day. That way,
he said, the cramps would go away.
" But We haven't eatenanything yet, ” said
" Misfortune, ” said the doctor. " Whose face
did you observe this morning? ”
Akbar advised the doctor regarding Hirachand. " I
shall have him executed, ” he explained,
" as they has made myself suffer. ”
Hirachand was shocked. He fell at the
Emperor's ft and begged for mercy.
" what will my wife and children perform without
myself? ” this individual pleaded. Yet Akbar will not
listen to anything he explained.
The shield was summoned and Hirachand
was quickly dragged off to be
Poor Hirachand wailed out loud and begged
the shield to find a method to set him free.
" I cannot think of anything I could do. ” said
the guard whom felt very sorry for
Hirachand. " If the Emperor finds out that
I have disobeyed his instructions. I will probably be
executed as well. ”
Abruptly he had a thought, " allow
us call up Birbal, ” he said. " He is the
only that will know how to support
When Hirachand told Birbal what happened,
Birbal consoled him saying, " Do what I tell you
and will also be saved. ”
When it was time for Hirachand to go to the
dark-colored, the punish asked in the event that he wanted