You Are Priceless!!!

You Are Priceless!!!


A man went to Guru Nanak Sahib and asked, “What’s the value of life?”

Gurunanak ji gave him one stone and said, “Find out the value of this

stone, but don’t sell it.”

The man took the stone to an Orange Seller and asked him what its

cost would be.

The Orange Seller saw the shiny stone and said, “You ca take 12

oranges and give me the stone.”

The man apologized and said that the guru has asked him not to sell it.

He went ahead and found a vegetable seller. “What could be the value

of this stone?” he asked the vegetable seller.

The seller saw the shiny stone and said, “Take one sack of potatoes

and give me the stone.”

The man again apologized and said he can’t sell it.

Further ahead, he went into a jewelery shop and asked the value of the


The jeweler saw the stone under a lens and said, “I’ll give you 50 Lakhs

for this stone.” When the man shook his head, the jeweler said, “Alright,

alright, take 2 crores, but give me the stone.”

The man explained that he can’t sell the stone.

Further ahead, the man saw a precious stone’s shop and asked the

seller the value of this stone.

When the precious stone’s seller saw the big ruby, he lay down a red

cloth and put the ruby on it. Then he walked in circles around the ruby

and bent down and touched his head in front of the ruby. “From where

did you bring this priceless ruby from?” he asked. “Even if I sell the

whole world, and my life, I won’t be able to purchase this priceless


Stunned and confused, the man returned to the guru and told him what

had happened. “Now tell me what is the value of life, guru ji?”

Gurunanak said, “The answers you got from the Orange Seller, the

Vegetable Seller, the Jeweler the Precious Stone’s Seller explain the

value of our life… You may be a precious stone, even priceless, but

people will value you based on their financial status, their level of

information, their belief in you, their motive behind entertaining you,

their ambition, and their risk taking ability. But don’t fear, you will surely

find someone who will discern your true value.”

Respect yourself.

You are also Unique.

No one can Replace you!