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King Bruce And The Spider

This story is based on the life of King Bruce of Scotland. He is defeated by his enemy six times, and yet he is able to win during the seventh attempt. How was he able to do it? He was inspired by a spider that he saw in the cave. The moral of this story is: try and try till you succeed.
The Hindi version of this story is available as Raja Burush Aur Makdi

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Baalgatha literally means childrens’ stories. Each week, we will bring you two classic stories from India and around the world, alternating in English and Hindi. We source our content from Panchatantra, Jataka and other sources, we also narrate content created by contemporary authors.



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Image Courtesy: Music by Bensound. Story Narrated by Sheerali Biju. This story was obtained from public domain sources.

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