The King And The Astrologer Story

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The King And The Astrologer Story

The King And The Wise Astrologer: Once upon a time there was a king who was very fond of knowing his future from the astrologers. A famous astrologer happened to stop at his capital on his way to Benares.

The king called on him to know about his future and the astrologer told him something unpleasant, At this, the king got furious and condemned him to death saying, “Men like you should not live to spoil the peace of the world.” Banner

But another thought had crossed his mind before the astrologer was removed for execution, “How long will you live?” asked the king. With ready with the astrologer said, “The stars declare that I shall die only a week before your Majesty.

So, Goodbye.” Hearing this the king turned pale like a dead man and shouted, “Drive this wretch away, let him not come here again.