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Anger is My Slave - Story of Alexander the Great and Hindu Yogi

Alexander the Great was about to return to Greece from India. He was impressed by the Hindu yogis he met and he wanted to take a Yogi to Greece. So, he went searching in the forest to find a yogi.

Soon he found a yogi sitting under a tree and quietly sat down next to him. Alexander patiently waited for the yogi to finish his meditation. Few A few minutes later the yogi opened his eyes.
Alexander said to him ‘I want you to come to Greece with me.’ 
 The yogi just looked at him. 
Alexander continued, ‘If you come with me you will have your own people to attend to your needs and you will be well known in the world.’ 
But the yogi was not interested.
Alexander tried all means of persuading the yogi but the yogi showed no interest. 
Alexander lost his patience and drew his sword and shouted, ‘Do you not realize who I am, I am Alexander, the great conqueror, and if I want I can cut you up into pieces!’
The yogi sat calmly and looked into the eyes of Alexander. He then smiled and replied, ‘…