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Stories for Elephant Day विश्व हाथी दिवस

On occasion of World Elephants Day 2020, we bring to you stories from Baalgatha Podcast featuring elephants.

Elephants and The King of the Mice

This story from Baalgatha podcast, which is derived from a Panchatantra tale, has a moral that one should not underestimate anybody’s abilities based on their size. In this tale, the elephants do a favor to the mice by taking a different route, thus protecting the mice. Little mice in turn help the elephants escape.

An Elephant and a Dog

This delightful story from Jataka Tales collection is a story of how the friendship between a King’s favourite elephant and a stray dog is affected by the greed of one man. But will a wise minister’s advice to the King be able to reunite the separated friends? Listen to this tale to learn more.

The Well Trained Elephant

This is a story from Jataka tales and features the Bodhisatta (Buddha) in the form of an elephant. The king of Magadh had made him the state elephant, and he was well cared for and decorated. Out of jealousy, the King decided to get the elephant killed by trying to trick the Mahout. Did he succeed? Listen to this story to learn more.

हिंदी कहानियाँ

पंचतंत्र की इस कहानी को सुनिए बालगाथा हिंदी पोड कास्ट पर। इस कहानी में, हाथियों का एक दल उस क्षेत्र से यात्रा करता है जहाँ चूहों की एक बस्ती रहती है। इस प्रक्रिया में, कई चूहे मारे जाते हैं। चूहों का राजा हाथियों के राजा से मदद के लिए अनुरोध करता है। आगे क्या होता है, यह जानने के लिए कहानी सुनें। इस कहानी का नैतिक यह है कि किसी को दूसरों को कम नहीं आंकना चाहिए।