Stories about Gandhiji and Shastriji

Image of Lal Bahadur Shastri, Former Prime Minister of India

Two great leaders of India, Gandhiji and Lal Bahadur Shastriji, were born on October 2nd. To mark their birth anniversaries, we narrate one story involving the life of each leader in this episode. These stories demonstrate their character. Listen to the story about Gandhiji and Shastriji on Baalgatha Podcast Listen to “Gandhiji and Shastriji” on … Read more

Dasara Special: Baalgatha Kannada Podcast

Wishing you a Happy Dasara or Dussera! On occasion of one of India’s major festivals, we are delighted to launch Baalgatha- Kannada podcast. Now you can listen to your favourite children’s Bedtime stories in Kannada! Experience classic tales from Panchatantra, Jataka and Hitopadesha, as well as stories from contemporary authors. Every story comes teaches a … Read more

Story of Navaratri and Dussera

We are celebrating the season of Navaratri and the festival of Dussera is around the corner. To mark this occasion, we have published a special episode on Devgatha Podcast. They are as follows: Baalgatha English In this week’s Baalgahta English story, listen to the tale Why Birbal was Akbar’s Favourite Advisor? Click below to listen … Read more

Shringeri Srinivas: श्रिंगेरी श्रीनिवास हसायला शिकतो

Listen to this Marathi story from Pratham Books’ Storyweaver Collection, written by Rohini Nilanekni and translated by Sandhya Taksale. Story is narrated by Anaya Thatte for Baalgatha Marathi Podcast. श्रिंगेरी श्रीनिवास नवाचा शेतकारी अप्ल्या प्रसिद्ध होता, आनी त्याच्या रागला सारे लोक घबरायचे। एक दिवशी तो अप्ल्या शेतात गेला अस्ताना तो अचानक हसायला लगला। आसे काय … Read more

Guru Purnima special

The festival of Guru Purnima is celebrated as a festival in India, Nepal, India and Bhutan. This festival is traditionally observed by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains to revere their chosen spiritual teachers or Gurus, and express their gratitude. In honor of this festival, we bring to you four stories from our archives from Baalgatha Podcast, … Read more