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Is it a Jackal, or a Tiger?

Listen to this week’s stories from gaatha story podcasts. The Hindi and English stories from Baalgatha are from our archives, that is, we are re-publishing stories that we had brought to you in the past. The story for Fairytales of India is Band New!

Eat My Coat, Eat and Raja Rasalu

In this last week of April 2019, we bring to you three stories- one each from Baalgatha English (Eat My coat, Eat); MLFT Podcast (The Legend of Raja Rasalu- Part I), and Baalgatha Hindi (दो तोतों की कहानी)

Vikram The Brave Warrior

Listen to the story of Vikram The Brave Warrior, who stars his life as a weaver, but goes on to kill and elephant, a tiger, and defeat the King’s enemy.

The Crow And His Three Friends

Listen to story on Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast. An old and lonely crow makes friends with a deer, a tortoise, and a mouse. The four creatures live happily in a forest along the banks of a river. Until one day, when the deer gets caught in a hunter’s net. What happens next?

Why did the fish laugh?

Today we bring to you a story Why The Fish Laughed. This story has a that has a strange title, but it has a lot to teach us. Once, a fish tells the Queen of a Kingdom, “It is a he, pretending to be a she”. The Queen is confused and intrigued by this comment and asks the King to investigate this matter. The King in turn asks his minister to find the answer, and gives the latter six months – otherwise the minister would be put to death. Five months later, the minister asks his son to travel to nearby Kingdoms.
And that’s when the young man’s adventures begin. He meets a Brahman and travels to his village, meets his very intelligent daughter, and.. well. But the important question is, will he be able to find the answer “Why The Fish Laughed?” Listen to this story to learn what happens next.

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This story was originally translated into English and by Joseph Jacobs and has been edited, and revised by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story.
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The Faithful Prince

The Faithful Prince is a story from Northern India, about Prince Beharamji and his beautiful wife. Listen to this bedtime story on Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast by gaatha story.

Our most popular stories

We think you might be interested in listening to our most popular stories! You can click below to listen to not one, not two but three of the most listened to stories from Baalgatha English, Baalgatha Hindi and Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India .