The Tailor of Life|خیاط زندگی

A Voice from Iran

“176th story”

First published: Jan.28.2021

Today I am going to share a very old story from the poet, RUMI—the story of a tailor who cheated on people’s fabrics.

The tailor was swift and sharp, and able to steal a part of the fabric right in front of the customer without them noticing.

A warden believed that can’t be true and wanted to confront this situation and prove to others that we can be careful, not to let this fraud happen. The warden went to the most tricky tailor which people addressed him.

The warden told these people: “This tailor wouldn’t be able to take even a weft from my fabric, I will prove that to you.”

People said: “This tailor stole from the sharpest customer; So for sure he will steal from you too.”

The warden said: “I bet my horse for this; if he couldn’t steal from my fabric…

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