First published: Sep.05.2019
Once upon a time, a poor farmer was trying to sell his old horse and make some money out of it. The price for the old horse was less than five gold coins, but the imposter farmer had an idea to get an excellent price for it.
He went to the Bazaar and shouted beautiful things about his horse. The king and his right-hand man were passing the Bazaar, and the farmer’s horse attracted the king’s attention.
He went to the farmer and asked for the price.
When the farmer noticed his customer is the richest person; The farmer said: “Your highness my horse is a special horse, and it’s worth five thousand gold coins.”
The king got angry and screamed: “This horse doesn’t worth three coins, what is so special that I should pay five thousand?”
The farmer replied: “When you sit on my horse’s back, you see the heaven in front of you. It’s like you are riding in heaven.”
The king got interested and said: “I will pay you ten thousand coins if this isn’t a scam; If you are lying, I will cut your head off.”
Then the King ordered his right-hand man to test the heavenly ride.
The talented farmer said: “But I have to include that only pure souls can see heaven on my horse’s back. A guilty, thief, sinner won’t see any difference.”
When the right-hand man heard this; he jumped on the horse’s back and didn’t see heaven. He couldn’t let the king know he was a sinner, so he shouted: “Oh my God, this is so beautiful.”
The king couldn’t wait any longer and wanted to see it himself. He sat on that horse’s back and didn’t see anything, but couldn’t let people who gathered around them know that their king is a sinner and shouted: “Oh heaven, oh heaven.”
The king bought the horse for ten thousand golden coins; the simple-minded people touched the horse to get healed, or maybe their wishes to come through.
After the horse’s death, the king made a statue of a horse, and people continued to worship the statue.
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