The Jain festival of Meru Trayodashi is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm by Jains across India. It holds immense significance as it commemorates the enlightenment (Kevala Jnana) attained by Lord Mahavir, the twenty-fourth Tirthankara or spiritual leader of Jainism.
In this post, we bring to you two versions of the same story. The Tale of Anika and the Legend of Queen Valli. Both narrate the saga of about a young girl from Medieval times. In each story, this young girl from a small village sets off on a journey of adventure. She ultimately becomes the just and valiant Empress of a powerful Kingdom.More »The Tale of Anika and the Legend of Queen Valli
Shatatila Ekadashi, also known as Tilda Ekadashi or Magh Krishna Ekadashi, is an auspicious Hindu festival which is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm. It falls on the eleventh day of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in the month of Magh according to the Hindu lunar calendar. This festival holds significance as it is believed to bring blessings, prosperity, and spiritual growth. Lord Vishnu is prayed by offering Til (Sesame) seeds and by fasting.More »What is Shatatila Ekadashi and How do we celebrate it ?
In today’s digital age, where the internet plays an integral role in our daily lives, it is crucial to prioritize online safety and security. Safer Internet Day, celebrated on 6th February every year, aims to raise awareness about the importance of creating a safer and better internet for everyone, especially children and young people.More »The Significance of Safer Internet Day
Discover the vibrant and culturally rich Surajkund Crafts Mela, a fair that showcases the best of Indian art and craftsmanship. With its fascinating history, diverse themes, and immersive experiences, this annual event in Faridabad is a must-visit for anyone seeking to delve into India’s cultural heritage.
Sri Lanka, a beautiful island nation in South Asia, celebrates its National Day on February 4th every year. This day holds great significance for the people of Sri Lanka as it commemorates the country’s independence from British colonial rule. Let’s delve into why and how this day is celebrated, along with some remarkable events and captivating folk tales from Sri Lanka.More »Celebrating the National Day of Sri Lanka
Discover the magic of storytelling with Gaathastory, a unique platform that offers captivating audio stories and podcasts for children and families. With a wide range of genres including myths, legends, fairytales, and more, Gaathastory entertains and educates young listeners while promoting Indian culture and values.
Introducing “This Day in Our History,” a new podcast series by Gaathastory. Join us as we explore the significant events that shaped our nation’s history, including social, cultural, historic, and religious milestones. Available in English now, with Hindi and Marathi coming soon. Step into the past and discover the rich tapestry of India’s heritage with “This Day in Our History.”
Looking for engaging Marathi bedtime stories? Look no further than the Baalgatha Podcast. With captivating tales from India, including Panchatantra stories, this podcast will keep your little ones entertained before they drift off to sleep. Discover the magic of bedtime stories in Marathi and let their imaginations soar! #BaalgathaPodcast #BedtimeStories #MarathiStories
The Kirti Chakra is a prestigious award in India, recognizing exceptional acts of courage and bravery. Learn about its significance, history, and criteria for selection in our latest blog post. #KirtiChakra #Bravery #Courage