Folktale: The Hippopotamus and the Tortoise

Listen to the Story The Hippopotamus and the Tortoise by clicking below About this Nigerian Folktale Today we bring to you a folktale from Nigeria. In this folk tale, we learn how a clever tortoise outwits the Hippopotamus. Listen to this tale on Baalgatha Podcast. You can subscribe to our show on Apple Podcasts, Saavn, […]

Read More

The Story of Gundappa the Brahman

Posted on

Gundappa the Brahman You can listen to the story by clicking below About The Story of Gundappa The Brahman In the present day state of Karnataka, there once reigned a famous king named Châmunḍa, who was served by an household priest, named Gunḍappa. The Priest was well versed in all the rituals at which he […]

Read More

The King of Crocodiles – A Tale from North India

Posted on

Click below to listen to the story The King of Crocodiles About this story In this tale, a group of crocodiles repeatedly destroys a crop of wheat from a farm belonging to a farmer. When the farmer retaliates, the crocodiles charge on the farmer. Their leader makes a proposal if the farmer was to to […]

Read More