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The Magical Pot

One day a man and his wife were digging the land to sow grains. As they dug deep, their shovel hit something they found a very large copper pot under the ground. They dug it out. They both carried the pot back to their home. On the way, the man put his shovel in the pot At home, they viewed inside the pot. To their amazement, there were now two shovels inside. The man said,

“Oh! This means, whatever you insert in this magical pot will double by itself.” So the man put some money in the pot and doubled it. He put some more in it and it progressed too. In such a way the couple now had a lot of money. Once, the selfish wife was taking out money from the pot. She slipped and fell inside. The man pulled her out but now there were two wives.

Moral: Greed is a great evil.

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