PRINCE NEMKUMAR WAS THE SON OF KING SAMUNDRA VIJAY. HE WAS ENGAGED TO PRINCESS RAJUL. PRINCESS RAJUL WAS THE DAUGHTER OF KING UGRASEN.
ON THE DAY OF THEIR MARRIAGE, PRINCE NEMKUMAR TRAVELED TO PRINCESS RAJUL’S PALACE IN A DECORATED CHARIOT. HE HEARD THE SCREAMING OF MANY ANIMALS AND BIRDS. PRINCE NEMKUMAR ASKED HIS DRIVER ABOUT THIS NOISE.
THE DRIVER TOLD THE PRINCE THAT THESE ANIMALS AND BIRDS WOULD BE KILLED FOR HIS WEDDING DINNER.
THIS ANSWER MADE PRINCE NEMKUMAR VERY SAD. HE SAID, “THE ANIMALS AND BIRDS ARE HURT WHEN THEY ARE KILLED. KILLING ANIMALS AND BIRDS FOR FOOD IS NOT NECESSARY.”
PRINCE NEMKUMAR FREED ALL THE ANIMALS AND BIRDS. HE DID NOT MARRY PRINCESS RAJUL AND LEFT.
PRINCE NEMKUMAR GAVE UP HIS WORLDLY LIFE AND WENT TO THE FOREST FOR PEACE AND MEDITATION. MANY OF THE PEOPLE AT THE WEDDING REALIZED THE MESSAGE OF PRINCE NEMKUMAR AND STOPPED EATING MEAT.
1) Who was Prince Nemkumar?
2) Who was he engage to?
3) Who was Rajul?
4) What did Nemkumar hear on the way to the wedding?
5) What were they going to do with these animals?
6) How did he feel about this?
7) What did he do to the animals?
8) Did Nemkumar marry Rajul? Why?
9) What did Nemkumar do?