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Sometime in the distant past, there experienced an Elephant by the name of Karpuratilaka in a woods. He was fierce and haughty by nature. He used to wander in the backwoods without limitation. Every one of the creatures of the backwoods feared this wild Elephant. With no reason, he used to draw down the trees and tore the branches. Along these lines, he obliterated incalculable homes with eggs and pulverized the nestlings under his monstrous feet.
To put it plainly, he had made all round mayham in the timberland. Furious creatures like Lions and Tigers additionally kept themselves at a sheltered separation from this Elephant. When it happened that he decimated the tunnels of the jackals in his pitiless walk. This activity of Elephant was not middle of the road to the creatures and every one of them needed to execute the Elephant. They had a discussion with respect to this however thought it was almost difficult to murder the Elephant because of his monstrous size.
The Jackals were loaded with wrath and wanted to assemble a different conference. They were prepared to do anything to dispose of the strong Elephant. In any case, murdering the immense Elephant was not a modest errand to do. Every one of them had a discourse that how would they be able to murder the Elephant. All of a sudden, an old Jackal said,”Leave everything on me. I will astutely realize his demise”. Everybody gave his agree to the thought of the old Jackal.
The following day, old Jackal went to the Elephant, bowed deferentially before him and said, “My Lord! Support me with your regal look”. The Elephant took a gander at him and said in a boisterous voice, “Who are you? Why you have come here?” The smart Jackal answered, “I am just a poor Jackal. Your Majesty, nobody can deny your enormity. You are thoughtful hearted, delicate and have all characteristics of a ruler. Taking these things in the psyche, every one of the creatures have picked you to be their King. If it’s not too much trouble acknowledge this offer and make us obliged”.
The Elephant seemed, by all accounts, to be content with all the applause tossed by the Jackal. Jackal observed the time to be suitable and further acclaimed, “Your Highness, every one of the creatures are enthusiastic to see your majesty service. It will be held amidst the woods, where a great many creatures have officially accumulated to get your impression. Our crystal gazers have told this is the favorable minute for you’re delegated. Time is slipping quick. In this way, please accompany me as soon as possible”.
The Elephant was truly satisfied by the Jackal’s discussion. He generally envisioned to turn into a King. He pondered that the sovereignty function will be matter of honor to him. In a split second, he motivated prepared to go with the Jackal to the spot where service was to be held. The Jackal took the Elephant profound into the woodland. In transit, they needed to stroll through a swampy range by the side of a lake. The Jackal strolled over the swampy district effectively.
Be that as it may, when the Elephant ventured on the marsh, he got stuck in it. He attempted his best to leave the bog, however without any result. The more he attempted to move out, the more he dove deep into it. He got scared and got out the Jackal, “Companion, Please encourage me to leave this mud. I am sinking profound into the mud. Call different creatures rapidly to help me else I will pass on”.
The Jackal answered, “I am not going to spare you. You merit this behavior. You are a savage, presumptuous and a cruel animal. You executed our kin and children. You have wrecked our tunnels and homes of poor flying creatures. You knew everything, except stayed unconcerned. I am to learn that your end has come”. The Jackal left the spot promptly and the Elephant continued yelling for help. In a short time, the Elephant vanished from the scene, sinking into the profound mud.
Moral: Every tyrant needs to meet his fate.