‘How well you play,’ he said to the man, to gain his confidence.’ could you teach me to play as well? ’
‘Of course,’ answered the Sarangi player, not fooled at all.’ as long as you do what I tell you. Put your paws in the crack of this tree.’
The bear did as he was told and the musician was quick to jam his paws in the crack with a large stone. The bear was stuck tight.
The next time the Sarangi player played, he attracted a lion, and the same scene was repeated. This time the beast was caught in a trap and ended up hanging by its tail from a tree. Then it was a turn of a tiger, which was captured by a similar trick.
When the three wild beasts managed to free themselves, they chased after the Sarangi player, seeking revenge; but they found him in the company of a new friend: A huge woodsman and a giant axe, which chased the animals away.
And, so the clever Sarangi player crossed the forest in safety.