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A Story About Contentment

This is a story related to the second Niyama, Santosha, or contentment.

The yogic text instructs us to maintain the peacefulness and contentment of our minds, no matter what goes on outside.

This traditional Yogic story is called Very Nice, Very Nice.

Once upon a time, there was a kingdom. The kingdom was ruled by a very good King. Very kind, compassionate, brave, understanding, a good man. This kingdom was prosperous as well. This kingdom had a Prime Minister who was very loyal to the kingdom and to the King. He was also a very good friend of the King. The King really liked him as a friend, and he trusted him as a part of his group of ministers. Everything was great between them. The only thing the King had an objection to was the habi