When the pyre of the cremation ground was in sight, Vaitaal said to Vikram – “Vikram, This Yogee is very cunning.
Vaitaal said – “Now the time is very short, let me tell you one another story, may be the last one.” Vikram said –
Vikram pulled Vaitaal from the tree with full force, put him on his shoulder and started walking fast.
Vikram was walking fast. Vaitaal said – “Vikram, Walk slowly. There is still time, till then I tell you another story, just to pass time.
Following him Vikram came to the same tree, got him off the tree, put him on his shoulder and started walking.
Relates the unique and satisfactory end of a turtle who made mischief among the cranes, fishes, parrots and monkeys. The moral is obvious.
A Prince is changed into a fish by his cruel mother. The enchantment is broken by the aid of a seven headed cobra, and all ends well.
Relating how a baby with a diamond in his forehead grew to be a man, and what he did for his brothers.
Once there were two princesses whose father, the Rajah, was too busy with affairs of state to look after them.
One very hot day, a young Prince, or Rajah as they are called in India, had been hunting all the morning in the jungle,