How The Prince Married Princess Labam – Part I

How The Prince Married Princess Labam – Part I

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This is the story of a young prince and Princess Labam . Listen to part I of this story to learn how the Prince learns about the Princess. This is a classic story from India, translated into English by Joseph Jacobs in the early 20th century. We bring it to you in audio format through the Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast. listen to the story about Princess Labam by clicking below You can read the extract of the story about Princess Labam below A country there was a Raja who had an only son who every day went out to hunt. One day the Rani, his mother, said to him, "You can hunt wherever you like on these three sides; but you must never go to the fourth…
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The Magic Fiddle: How a Girl became a Fiddle

The Magic Fiddle: How a Girl became a Fiddle

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The Magic Fiddle is a folktale from India, about a girl who has seven brothers. The wives of the seven brothers get the girl killed, and she is reborn as a bamboo shoot. She is made into a flute by a Jogi. To Listen to this story, click below The Magic Fiddle ONCE upon a time there lived seven brothers and a sister. The brothers were married, but their wives did not do the cooking for the family. It was done by their sister, who stopped at home to cook. The wives for this reason bore their sister-in-law much ill-will, and at length they combined together to oust her from the office of cook and general provider, so that one of themselves might obtain it. They said, "She does not…
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