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The Hippopotamus and the Tortoise: Folk tale from Nigeria

The Hippopotamus and the Tortoise: Folk tale from Nigeria

We bring to you a folk tale from Nigeria, about a Hippopotamus and a Tortoise. Listen to this story to learn how the wily tortoise is able to outsmart the hippopotamus. You can listen to this story by clicking below Read the story below A very long time ago, there was a hippopotamus named Istanim. […]

How The Prince Married Princess Labam – Part I

How The Prince Married Princess Labam – Part I

This is the story of a young prince and Princess Labam . Listen to part I of this story to learn how the Prince learns about the Princess. This is a classic story from India, translated into English by Joseph Jacobs in the early 20th century. We bring it to you in audio format through […]

The Story of Hanuman’s Birth: The Festival of Hanuman Jayanti

The Story of Hanuman’s Birth: The Festival of Hanuman Jayanti

On occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, a festival to mark birth of Lord Hanuman, the monkey god; we are pleased to publish a story about his birth. Listen to this story to learn about his parents and how he came to be born. Finally, learn how he came to be known as Hanuman. Listen to The […]

The Magic Fiddle: How a Girl became a Fiddle

The Magic Fiddle: How a Girl became a Fiddle

The Magic Fiddle is a folktale from India, about a girl who has seven brothers. The wives of the seven brothers get the girl killed, and she is reborn as a bamboo shoot. She is made into a flute by a Jogi. To Listen to this story, click below The Magic Fiddle ONCE upon a […]

The Story of Lord Mahavir Mahavir Jayanti

The Story of Lord Mahavir Mahavir Jayanti

On occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, the most important festival of the Jains, we are pleased to release a story about an incident involving the life of Lord Mahavir. This story also teaches us a moral- that we should not make hasty decisions to listen to the story about lord Mahavir, click below How did you […]

The Story of Ram Navmi and Birth of Lord Ram

The Story of Ram Navmi and Birth of Lord Ram

On the occasion of the festival of Ram Navmi, we are pleased to publish the story of how Lord Ram was born.   You can listen to the story of Ram Navmi by clicking below To learn more about this festival, visit the Ram Navmi page onWikipedia. Image Source: Wikipedia

The Story of Gudi Padwa or Ugadi, or Cheti Chand.

The Story of Gudi Padwa or Ugadi, or Cheti Chand.

In this episode, we talk about the story behind the festival of Gudi Padwa or Ugadi, also known as Cheti Chand or Navreh or Sajibu Nongma Panba Cheiraoba. You can listen to the story of Gudi Padwa or Ugadi by clicking below The story about the festival of Gudi Padwa/ Ugadi/ Cheti Chand is as follows: […]