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Baalgatha : Children's Stories from Panchatantra, Jataka Tales

Baalgatha : Children's Stories from Panchatantra, Jataka Tales

Description

Baalgatha means children's stories. Every week, we will bring you two stories from India and around the world, these are stories from Panchatantra, Jataka stories, and other classic sources. Baalgatha is India's first podcast to be delivered over WhatsApp. Add the number +91-9850800464 to your contacts and send the message "Add Baalgatha" to subscribe. Visit www.baalgatha.com (http://www.gaatha.co) to learn more about Baalgatha, brought to you by Kamakshi Media.

Link: audioboom.com/channel/baalgatha

Episodes

120: The Seventh Sun

Apr 1, 2020 383

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119: The Clever Chicken

Mar 25, 2020 297

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You can subscribe to this podcast on  JioSaavn, Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.   You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaathastory.com (https://gaathastory.com/chimpu) or writing us an email at contact@gaathastory.com (mailto:mailto:contact@gaathastory.com) . You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp  at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! This story  was made possible by Pratham Books' StoryWeaver platform. Content under Creative Commons licenses 4.0 and the story is narrated by Sheerali Biju  

Good night Tinku

Mar 18, 2020 434

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Why the cat and rat not friends?

Mar 11, 2020 258

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You can subscribe to this podcast on JioSaavn, Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.   You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaathastory.com (https://gaathastory.com/chimpu) or writing us an email at contact@gaathastory.com (mailto:mailto:contact@gaathastory.com) . You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp  at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks!

Tales of Akbar and Birbal: King in Trouble

Mar 2, 2020 536

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Tales of Akbar and Birbal: Pot of Wisdom

Feb 24, 2020 597

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Androcles : A story about friendship and gratitude

Feb 17, 2020 461

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Tales of Akbar and Birbal : Birbal and the old woman

Feb 10, 2020 648

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You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.   You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaathastory.com (https://gaathastory.com/chimpu) or writing us an email at contact@gaathastory.com (mailto:mailto:contact@gaathastory.com) . You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp  at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! The story is narrated by Mrunal    

The Story of 3 Fishes

Feb 3, 2020 350

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The Flight of Sakka

Jan 26, 2020 271

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Tales of Akbar Birbal: Hundred Gold Coins

Jan 20, 2020 410

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Listen to this story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal, narrated by Nitisha Tomar for Baalgatha Podcast. This story was compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com/) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Rotal ane Mukki રોયલ અને મુક્કી

Jan 15, 2020 582

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Apple પોડકાસ્ટ, ગૂગલ પોડકાસ્ટ્સ (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzUwMDI3NjMucnNz) , સ્પોટાઇફાઇ (https://open.spotify.com/show/45iiN9V4Uai2QqdgO2qjfp) , જિઓ સાવન, અને અન્ય ઘણી પોડેસ્ટ એપ્સ અને વેબસાઇટ્સ પર બાલગાથાને સાંભળો અને સબ્સ્ક્રાઇબ કરો.  તમે અંગ્રેજી, હિન્દી, મરાઠી, કન્નડ અને તેલુગુમાં પણ બાલગાથા પોડકાસ્ટ સાંભળી શકો છો!    You can listen to Baalgatha Gujarati Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ5ODk3MzMucnNz) , Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/45iiN9V4Uai2QqdgO2qjfp) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/id2411504) , Jio Saavn, Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-gujarati-8XgKZj) , and many other fine apps and websites where you can listen to podcasts. Visit https://gaathastory.com/baalgatha-gujarati to learn more. You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaathastory.com (https://gaathastory.com/chimpu) or writing us an email at contact@gaathastory.com (mailto:mailto:contact@gaathastory.com) . You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp  at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! This story  was made possible by Pratham Books' StoryWeaver platform. Content under Creative Commons licenses 4.0 and the story is narrated by Sheerali Biju    

Tales of Akbar Birbal: How many crows in the kingdom?

Jan 14, 2020 213

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Listen to this story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal, narrated by Nitisha Tomar for Baalgatha Podcast. This story was compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com/) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Tales of Akbar Birbal: Flowers for Akbar

Jan 7, 2020 255

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Listen to this story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal, narrated by Nitisha Tomar for Baalgatha Podcast. This story was compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com/) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Tales of Akbar Birbal : Why is the camel's neck crooked?

Dec 31, 2019 310

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Listen to this story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal, narrated by Nitisha Tomar for Baalgatha Podcast. This story was compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com/) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Tales of Akbar Birbal : Birbal's Sweet Reply

Dec 25, 2019 248

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Listen to this story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal, narrated by Nitisha Tomar for Baalgatha Podcast. This story was compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com/) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Tales of Akbar Birbal : Birbal visits Heaven

Dec 17, 2019 550

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Listen to this story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal, narrated by Nitisha Tomar for Baalgatha Podcast. This story was compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com/) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Tales of Akbar Birbal: Birbal identifies the guest

Dec 10, 2019 318

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Listen to this story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal, narrated by Nitisha Tomar for Baalgatha Podcast. This story was compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com/) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Tales of Akbar Birbal - A little less and a little more

Dec 3, 2019 239

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Listen to this story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal, narrated by Nitisha Tomar for Baalgatha Podcast. This story was compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com/) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Tales of Akbar Birbal : Who is the Donkey?

Nov 26, 2019 186

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Listen to this story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal, narrated by Madhur Kishore for Baalgatha Podcast. This story was compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Tales of Akbar Birbal- the Pot of Wisdom

Nov 19, 2019 319

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Listen to this story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal, narrated by Madhur Kishore for Baalgatha Podcast. This story was compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Three Little Pigs

Nov 14, 2019 243

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On the occasion of children's day...listen to the special episode : Three Little Pigs narrated by our child artist : Vihaan You can subscribe to Fairytales of India Podcast on Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/myths-legends-and-fairytales-of-india/id1224505389?mt=2&uo=4&ls=1) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Myths%2C-Legends%2C-and-Fairytales-of-India-id523034) , Deezer (http://www.deezer.com/fr/show/58311) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=136019&refid=stpr) , TuneIn (http://tunein.com/radio/Myths-Legends-and-Fairytales-of-India-p984707/) , Saavn, Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3b6u5LoRnXJQRlZ2STgYwb) , Radio Public,Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ5MDUwNzgucnNz) , Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcast.

Tales of Akbar Birbal- A Question for a Question

Nov 12, 2019 195

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Listen to this story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal, narrated by Madhur Kishore for Baalgatha Podcast. This story was compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Tales of Akbar Birbal: Birbal's Wisdom

Nov 5, 2019 196

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Listen to this story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal, narrated by Madhur Kishore for Baalgatha Podcast. This story was compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Tales of Akbar Birbal: Birbal's Khichadi

Oct 29, 2019 353

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Listen to another story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal. Birbal invites Akbar to a meal, and the main item of the meal is Khichadi. But what is the true reason behind Birbal's invitation? This story was narrated by Madhur Kishore for Baalgatha Podcast, and compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Tales of Birbal - The Three Questions

Oct 24, 2019 277

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Listen to this story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal, narrated by Madhur Kishore for Baalgatha Podcast. This story was compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Tales of Birbal: Birbal and the Farmer's Well

Oct 24, 2019 220

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Listen to this story from the tales of Akbar and Birbal. This story is as follows: A farmer once approaches Birbal with a peculiar problem. He has sold his well to a wealthy person. The person is not allowed to draw water from his own well. How does Birbal solve this situation? This story was narrated by Madhur Kishore for Baalgatha Podcast, and compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA) , Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844) , Google Podcasts (https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz) , Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha) , Castbox (https://castbox.fm/channel/Baalgatha-%3A-Children's-Stories-from-Panchatantra%2C-Jataka-Tales-and-more-id330097) , Radio Public (https://radiopublic.com/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-8QN5Oz) , Storiyoh, Tunein (http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) , and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

How Birbal Caught The Thief

Oct 16, 2019 293

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Listen to this short but hilarious story of how Birbal caught the thief from a merchant's house. This story was narrated by Nitisha for Baalgatha English Podcast.  Music is obtained under Creative Commons license from incomptecech.com (http://incomptecech.com/) and other sources. You can listen to more such stories by visiting https://gaathastory.com/baalgatha If you would like to be notified every time a new story has been released, you can add the number +91-9850800464 to your contacts. Then, send a message through WhatsApp which says “Add Baalgatha.”

The Story of Dussera or Dussehra

Oct 8, 2019 623

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Dussera of Vijaya Dashmi (also known as Vijaya or Bijoya in Bengali) is celebrated every year to celebrate the victory of Good over Evil. This festival follows the 9 day festival of Navaratri, which means festival of nine nights.  Listen to this episode and learn how this festival is celebrated in different parts of India. Dussera is popular particularly Bengal and Odisha, Gujarat, and the city of Mysuru in Karnataka. In this episode, you will also learn about the different legends associated with this festival. Some of these legends are: a.the victory of Lord Ram over Ravan b.the slaying of the demon Mahishasur by Goddess Durga, c. praying of Goddess Saraswati, and d. the story of Pandavas and Dussera. This episode was narrated by Lakshmi Sudheendra, and compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami) . Music titled Music Box Gift (https://download.audiohero.com/#!details?id=16915648) . This episode has been produced by gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com) . You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Why Birbal Was Akbar's Favourite Advisor

Oct 2, 2019 237

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In this short and hilarious story, we learn why Birbal was regarded so highly by Akbar as his advisor. The story goes as follows: Several courtiers wanted  to be the royal advisor of Badshah Akbar. So one day, when they came to the court, they said to the Badshah that they wanted to be the Royal advisor. Akbar agreed, provided that they would pass a test.  Akbar removes his waist coast and asks his courtiers to wrap him from head to toe in the waist coat. But none of the courtiers except Birbal are successful.  Learn how and why this happens. This story was narrated by Nitisha for Baalgatha Podcast. Music is obtained under Creative Commons license from incomptecech.com (http://incomptecech.com/) and other sources. 

Mahalaya and The Story of Karna

Sep 28, 2019 394

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The period of Pitrupaksha is the fortnight between the Ganapati festival and the Navaratri Festival. Mahalaya is the day when the mourning or Shraddha Paksha ends, and the day is also called as Sarvapitri Amavasya. Goddess Durga is said to travel to earth on the day of Mahalaya. But do you know the story behind how the  Pitru Paksha or the fortnight of mourning  came to be observed? Listen to the story of Karna and importance of praying to ancestors and feeding others. When he died, his soul went to heaven but he was required to return to earth to offer his respects to his ancestors. Karna was known for his generosity and we will publish shrtly a related story on Fairytales of India podcast, titled "How King Karna Was Humbled".  We have also published the Hindi version of this story today. Check it our on Baalgatha Hindi podcast!  This story was narrated by Shweta for Baalgatha Podcast. Music is obtained under Creative Commons license from incomptecech.com (http://incomptecech.com/) and other sources. 

Birbal Meets Akbar in the Emperor's Darbar

Sep 9, 2019 462

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In this story, we learn how a young man who had once met Akbar in the forest, goes to meet the Emperor. That young man is eventually called Birbal. What amusing experiences does he encounter during his first meeting with Akbar? What lesson do we learn from this incident? Listen to this story to learn more.  This story was narrated by Madhur Kishore for Baalgatha Podcast. Music is obtained under Creative Commons license from incomptecech.com and other sources. To learn more visit gaathastory.com/birbal-visits-akbars-darbar 

The Story of Dadhichi Rishi

Sep 6, 2019 479

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On occasion of the anniversary (Jayanti) of Dadhichi Rishi, listen to a story about his great sacrifice. Learn how Lord Indra used the Rishi's bones to make his weapon (Vajra) and kill a demon who had stopped the water supply on earth. The moral of this story is that one should think beyond one's own needs and act for the welfare of others. You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts. If you would like to be notified every time a new story has been released, you can add the number +91-9850800464 to your contacts. Then, send a message through WhatsApp which says “Add Baalgatha.”

Grandpa Fish and the Radio

Aug 28, 2019 419

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Grandpa Fish and the Radio is a short but sweet story about an old fish who lives int the river along with his family, as well as with tortoises and other creatures. Grandpa wants to listen to the news on the radio, but others do not let him listen. One day, finally he gets to listen a piece of news that will prove beneficial to all. What is this news and how does it benefit the community in the river? Listen to this story to learn more. About this story:  Author: Venkataramana Gowda. Illustrator: Srikrishna Kedaliya. Translator: Divaspathy Hegde. This story was used under Creative Commons license (https://creativecommons.org/) (CC-BY-4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) ) and is narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story (https://gaathastory.com/baalgatha) . If you would like to be notified every time a new story has been released, you can add the number +91-9850800464 to your contacts. Then, send a message through WhatsApp which says “Add Baalgatha.”

Festival fo Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan

Aug 16, 2019 340

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Do you know that the festival of Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi has been celebrated since thousands of years? In this special episode,listen to three short stores or legends associated with Rakhi, including the story of Krishna and Draupadi, as well as the story of Rani Karnavati of Chittor and Humayun. Also learn how this festival is celebrated in Maharashtra. Finally, we have a special request for you. Did you celebrate the festival of Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan this week? If yes, send your picture with a Rakhi and a story about Rakhi that you may know! You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Story Behind the Festival of Pateti

Aug 16, 2019 349

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Do you know the story behind how Zoarastrians (or Parsis as they are called locally) came to India? Listen to this short story on Baalgatha Podcast to learn how and why Parsis celebrate the festival of Pateti and the Parsi New Year.  You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

The Lord of Death

Aug 6, 2019 735

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This is a story about a road which was considered to be deadly to travel. Some said that a scorpion was responsible for the death of the travellers, while others claimed it was a deadly snake. One day, an old man who was travelling down that road encountered a scary creature. He realizes that the creature was responsible for the deaths, and decides to follow the creature. What happens next? Why was the creature causing so much death, grief and unhappiness all around? Listen to this story to learn more.  This story was originally translated into English by Flora Annie Steel. It has been revised by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Bjiu for gaatha story.  You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox, Hubhopper, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts. If you have any comments or feedback, you can write to us at contact@gaathastory.com.

The Jackal and The Peahen

Aug 2, 2019 535

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The Jackal and The Peahen A Jackal and a peahen are friends, and often eat together. The Peahen once eats plums and sows the seeds of the plum into the ground. She tells the Jackal that she is acting on the advise of her mother: In time, the trees grow tall and big and start yielding fruits. The Jackal feels offended and replies that he also buries the bones, hoping that a tree will grow out of the bones. Over time, the Peahen continues to make fun of the Jackal. What does the savage Jackal do in return? What moral do we learn from this story?  You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts. Have you listened to the story go Lamibkin the lamb? How is this story similar or different than the Jackal and the Peahen? You can listen to that story on Baalgatha Podcast and reply to us with your answers at contact@gaathastory.com or on WhatsApp at : +919850800464.

Mulla Naseeruddin and the Sultan's Horse

Jul 12, 2019 317

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This is a story from one of the many tales of Mulla Naseeruddin, which teaches a moral that no matter how bad a situation may be, one should always find the bright side! Listen to how Mulla Naseeruddin saves himself from the wrath of the Sultan. You can listen to more such stories by visiting https://gaathastory.com/baalgatha If you would like to be notified every time a new story has been released, you can add the number +91-9850800464 to your contacts. Then, send a message through WhatsApp which says “Add Baalgatha.”

Shivaji and Afzal Khan (Repost)

Jun 11, 2019 458

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Shivaji was a great warrior King and he established the Maratha empire in the second half of 1600s. In this story, Shivaji used guile to overpower Afzal Khan, who was a very powerful warrior. The moral of this story is that with wit and guile, one can overcome even a powerful enemy. This is a repost of the episode we had published in 2017 that's over teo ywars and over 120 episodes ago! 

The Singing Donkey

Jun 1, 2019 360

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Today we present the Story of The Singing Donkey. A washerman's donkey makes friends with a jackal and together the two of them steal cucumbers from a field. Ultimately, the donkey's insistence to sing lands him into trouble. You can listen to more such stories by visiting https://gaathastory.com/baalgatha If you would like to be notified every time a new story has been released, you can add the number +91-9850800464 to your contacts. Then, send a message through WhatsAp p which says “Add Baalgatha.”

Two Goats Who Tried to Cross A Bridge

May 22, 2019 247

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We bring to you a story from our archives, titled Two Goats Across a Bridge. Two goats decide to cross the bridge but no one wants to give way to the other and end up fighting on the bridge. They both get drowned in the river. Other two goats on the other hand decide to cross the bridge but they realise that instead of fighting it is better to find a way to cross the bridge. One goat squats and the other crosses over the first goat and thus they are able to cross the bridge. Moral of the story is in times of crises , one should analyse the situation peacefully and tactfully and then act upon it. You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox, Hubhopper, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts. If you have any comments or feedback, you can write to us at contact@gaathastory.com.

The Spirit That Lived in The Tree

May 9, 2019 469

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This is a story from the life of the Bodhisatta. Once a King decides to build a new palace, for which his workers decide to cut down a huge Sal tree. But a spirit resides in the tree, and it is worried that the younger trees that have grown around the big tree will also be destroyed int the process. He pleads with the King to spare the other trees. What does the King do? The moral of this story is that one should care for others- and that will not go in vain.

The Story of Akshay Tritiya

May 7, 2019 573

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Today we bring to you an episode from Chants of India by Sriram, one of the shows from the gaatha story family of podcasts.  Akshay Tritiya festival falls in the months of April and May, Sun and Moon are said to be at their planetary best, also known as Akha Teej. This day marks the Birth anniversaries of Lord Parshurama (6th incarnation of Lord Vishnu) and Goddess Annapurna. Ganesh and Ved Vyas started writing Mahabharata on this day. It is said that the river Ganga descended from Heaven to Earth on this day. Kuber was blessed by Goddess Lakshmi and he was made treasurer of the Gods. In Jainism- Lord Adinath (first Tirthankar's) celebration occurs on this day.  This podcast is produced by gaatha story and you can listen on Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and other fine sites and apps where you listen to your favourite shows. Music: Sitar by Leonardoarena. You can visit https://indianchants.xyz to learn more about Chants of India by Sriram.

The Monkey and the Crocodile

May 4, 2019 579

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Today we bring to you a story from our archives: the first ever Baalgatha story that we had published three years ago! Chimpu and the Crocodile is a Panchatantra story of a monkey and the crocodile. The crocodile wants to catch Chimpu the monkey because his wife wants to eat his heart. But will he be successful? Or will Chimpu escape? Listen to this story to learn more. Moral of the story is : Beware of fair weather friends.  You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox, Hubhopper, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts. If you have any comments or feedback, you can write to us at contact@gaathastory.com.

Eat, My Coat, Eat! Story about Naseeruddin Hooja

Apr 24, 2019 221

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Listen to this short story from the tales of Naseeruddin Hooja, which carries a powerful message. People will treat us differently depending on the types of clothes we wear. This story was narrated by Sheearli Biju for gaatha story. You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox, Hubhopper, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts. If you have any comments or feedback, you can write to us at contact@gaathastory.com.

The Story of Good Friday and Easter

Apr 21, 2019 476

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 In this short episode about Good Friday and Easter, we learn about the story of crucification of Jesus Christ. We also learn about his reappearance, known as resurrection. This story was narrated by Sheerali for Baalgatha Podcast.  How to Subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast? You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox, Hubhopper, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts. If you have any comments or feedback, you can write to us at contact@gaathastory.com.

The Story of Gwashbrari

Apr 10, 2019 624

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Listen to the updated version of this story. This is a story from Northern India, narrated by Sheerali Biju for Baalgatha Podcast. Originally titled "The Legend of Gwashbrari, The Glacier-Hearted Queen", this story was published in the book Tales of Northern India, compiled by Flora Annie Steel.  How to Subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast? You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox, Hubhopper, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts. If you have any comments or feedback, you can write to us at contact@gaathastory.com.

The Story of the Stone Cutter

Apr 2, 2019 794

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Listen to the story of a stone cutter, who wants to become the most powerful in the world. In the process, he is helped by a spirit of the mountain. The spirit helps the stone cutter become the most powerful person in the world, and he becomes a rich man,a Prince, the Sun, a cloud, and a mountain. But finally, what does he become?  You may find t his story very similar to the tale The Wedding of the Mouse, and both stories carry a message that we should be happy with who we are and not desire for things that we do not possess. This story was narrated by Sheerali Biju for Baalgatha Podcast and was originally written by Andrew Liang's The Crimson Fairy Books. How to Subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast? You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox, Hubhopper, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

The Wedding of The Mouse (Repost)

Mar 28, 2019 498

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Listen to this story from our archives- a Panchatantra tale, brought to you by gaatha story. In this story, a Guru rescues a small mouse. When she grows up, he starts on a quest to find her a husband. What happens next? This story was narrated by Sheerali Biju for Baalgatha Podcast. You can also listen to the Hindi version of this story on Baalgatha Hindi Podcast - titled Chuhiya Ki Shaadi. How to Subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast? You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox, Hubhopper, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

The Mirror of Matsuyama- a Tale from Japan

Mar 19, 2019 453

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Today we bring you to another story from Japan- the Mirror of Matsuyama. A young girl called Matsuyama lives with her father and mother in a remote village in Japan. One day, her father brings gifts for Matsuyama and her mother. The gifts include a mirror. What happens next? Listen to this story to learn more.  How to Subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast? You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, JioSaavn, Castbox, Deezer, Hubhopper, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts. Visit gaathastory.com/baalgatha to learn more.

The Lion, The Man and The Monkey

Mar 12, 2019 344

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Listen to this tale from Panchatantra. Once upon a time, there lived lion who was very cruel. One day, this cruel lion got trapped in a cage. Nobody came to his rescue. Finally, he convinced a man who was passing by, to open the cage and set him free. When the man did so, the ungrateful lion wanted to eat the man. That is, until they meet a monkey. What happens next? Listen to this story to learn more. The moral of this story is that we should be careful and think hard before helping others. This story was narrated by Sheerali Biju for Baalgatha Podcast. You can also listen to the Hindi version of this story  on Baalgatha Hindi Podcast - titled Bandar, Sher Aur Brahman. How to Subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast? You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, JioSaavn, Castbox, Deezer, Hubhopper, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

The Clever Jackal and the Elephant

Mar 5, 2019 481

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The Jackal's Strategy is a delightful little tale from Panchatantra, about a Jackal who finds a dead elephant in the forest. The jackal is happy because it will not have to hunt for food for several days.However, it is unable to cut through the elephant's think skin. Soon, he encounters a lion, a leopard, and another jackal. What does he do then? Listen to this story to learn more. The moral of this story is that one should treat those stronger than us with respect,but be ready to put up a fight with those who are our equals. This story was narrated by Sheerali Biju for Baalgatha Podcast. How to Subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast? You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, JioSaavn, Castbox, Deezer, Hubhopper, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts. Baalgatha Podcast is also available in Hindi, Marathi and coming soon- Telugu.

The Lazy Townspeople Learn A Lesson

Feb 26, 2019 479

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Listen to the story, also known as The Lazy Townspeople, about a town in which people are extremely lazy. They do not believe in keeping their town clean. But one day, the chief of the town decides to change their habit. What does he do? Does he succeed in his mission? Listen to this story to learn more. Visit gaathastory.com/podcasts to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

The Jackal and the Crocodile

Feb 19, 2019 833

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This is a story from India compiled by Flora Annie Steel. A Jackal sees a plum tree on the far side of a stream. The tree is ripe with fruits, but the jackal is unable to reach it. The Jackal then decides to take advantage of a gullible crocodile, in order to eat the fruits. What happens next? Listen to this story to learn more. Visit gaathastory.com/podcasts to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Adventures of the Little Peachling - Tale from Japan

Feb 12, 2019 461

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Listen to the story from Japan about an old couple who find a baby boy inside a peach! As the boy grows up, he wants to travel to an island of Ogres. The island is far, far away from home, and he intends to conquer the Ogres and bring home their treasures. The old woman prepares some dumplings for the boy's journey. On the way he, meets a monkey, a peasant, and a dog, who each demand a dumpling from the boy. What happens next? Listen to this story to learn more. Visit gaathastory.com/podcasts to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

The Rabbits and the Frogs

Feb 8, 2019 290

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Listen to the story of the Rabbits who are frustrated and disappointed upon being attacked by dogs, humans, birds of prey and just about every other animal. One day, they decide to end their lives by jumping into a pond. There, they encounter a group of frogs. What happens next? Listen to this story to learn more. The moral of this story is that no matter how bad your situation might be, your situation might still be better than someone else's. This story has been published in Baalgatha - Hindi Podcast as Mendhak Aur Khargosh (मेंढक और ख़रगोश) Visit gaathastory.com/podcasts to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts. This story, and accompanying sound effects and images were obtained under creative commons license.

Why The Crab Has No head- Tale from Africa

Jan 29, 2019 421

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Have you ever wondered why a crab has no head? Well, here's a tale from Africa which may offer an explanation. Listen to this delightful little tale from the time when no animal had a head- in fact, they had to borrow a head from the King's office and return it once their work was done. Then one day, the King agreed that all animals and birds should get a permanent head. The crab, who was the King's secretary, somehow missed out.. How did that happen? Listen to this story to learn more. Visit gaathastory.com/why-the-crab-has-no-head to learn more about this story and to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts. This story, and accompanying sound effects and images were obtained under creative commons license.

The Monster and the Princess

Jan 22, 2019 468

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Listen to this story from the Jataka tales. A monster was attracted by the teachings of the Bodhisatta. The monster however continued his way of killing and eating unsuspecting persons. The monster one day saw a beautiful princess and fell in love with her and married her. What happened next? Listen to this story to learn more.  This story is also known as The Rakshas and the Magician, which will be published on Baalgatha Podcast in a later episode. Visit gaathastory.com/podcasts to learn more about this story and to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

The Tongue Cut Sparrow- Tale from Japan

Jan 15, 2019 563

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We bring to you a story from Japan, which is the tale about an old man and his pet sparrow. The old man's cruel wife lets the sparrow loose, and the old man travels far and beyond in search of his sparrow. Will the man find his pet sparrow? Listen to learn more: you may find some similarities with the story Peasie and Beansie, which was published earlier on Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast, Baalgatha's sister podcast.   Visit gaathastory.com/podcasts to learn more about this story and to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

The Story of Lambikin The Lamb (repost)

Jan 9, 2019 497

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Listen to the story of Lambikin, a little lamb, who leaves his home to visit his grandmother. Along the way, he meets a bird, a and many animals including a wolf who want to eat him. But what happens to Lambikin in the end? Will he be able to reach home safely?  This story was narrated by Sheerali Biju and produced by Amar Vyas for gaatha story. Lambikin is one of our favourite stories and one of the most listened to episodes on Baalgatha Podcast.  Visit gaathastory.com/podcasts to learn more about this story and to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

The Monkey And The Drum

Jan 2, 2019 541

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Listen to the story of a monkey who loses his tail, but trades his loss for a razor, some firewood, food, and finally a drum. The Monkey And The Drum is a classic tale from Southern India, translated into English in the late 19th century by Georgiana Kingscote with the help from Pandit Natesa Sastry. This story was narrated by Sheerali Biju and produced by Amar Vyas for gaatha story.**A previous version of this story had some editing errors, our apologies for the same** Visit gaathastory.com/podcasts to learn more about this story and to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

An Elephant and a Dog- Story from Jataka Tales

Dec 25, 2018 649

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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. Visit gaathastory.com/elephant-dog to learn more about this story and to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

The Golden Swan

Dec 18, 2018 471

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This is a story from the Jataka tales that teaches us that greed is bad. The story is as follows: A swan that has golden feathers wants to help a poor family by giving one of its golden feathers every day. The head of the family, an old woman, sells the feather and gets money to keep them in comfort. Over time, the woman gets greedy and tells  her daughters that the swan cannot be trusted - it could fly away and the family’s only source of income would go away. What does she do to overcome hear fears? Listen to this story to learn more. This story is similar to the Hen that lay a golden egg from Aesop’s Fables, or The Gold Giving Serpant that was previously published on Baalgatha podcast. Visit gaathastory.com/golden-swan to learn more about this story and to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

The Merchant of Seri - Story from Jataka Tales

Dec 11, 2018 926

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This is a story from Jataka Tales about two merchants, and is known as The Merchant of Seri  or The Story of Two Merchants. The story goes as follows: once upon a time, there were two merchants in a village. One of them was kind hearted and honest, while the other was short tempered and greedy. One day, both traveled to a nearby town to sell their wares. They separately met an old woman and her grand daughter. The old woman had a plate made of gold. Both the merchants made an offer to the woman for the plate. Whose offer did the old woman accept? Listen to this story to learn more. This story has been revised and rewritten by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India. Visit gaathastory.com/baalgatha to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcast.

The Monkey And The Peas

Dec 8, 2018 399

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This is a story from the Jataka Tales collection, and teaches us that greed is not a good. Once, a King, who was used to conquering new territories, went on an expedition. When his entourage rested in a forest, the horses were fed with peas. A monkey, who was following the King's entourage, climbed down and stole some peas. What happens next? Listen to this story to learn more. You can listen and subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts. Visit gaathastory.com/podcasts to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it! This story was  narrated by Sheearli Biju for gaatha story. You can learn more about our shows by visiting our website or on Twitter @gaathastory

Cinderella's Story from Egypt: Rhodopsis

Nov 28, 2018 739

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Today we bring to you the story of Rhodopsis: this is the Egyptian version of Cinderella. This is considered to be one of the oldest versions of the Cinderella story. It was first recorded by the Roman historian Strabo in the first century BC. You can listen and subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts. Visit gaathastory.com/podcasts to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it! This story was  narrated by Sheearli Biju for gaatha story. You can learn more about our shows by visiting our website or on Twitter @gaathastory

The Story of Nala and Damayanti

Nov 20, 2018 573

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Today we bring to you a short story- the tale of Nala and Damayanti. Nala, was the king of Nishadh Kingdom in Eastern India. He was the son of Veerasen. Nala was known for his skill with horses and culinary expertise. He married princess Damayanti, of Vidarbha Kingdom. He was also a great cook, and wrote the first ever book on cookery, Pakadarpanam (पकदर्पणम). This story was first mentioned in the Mahabharat. You can listen and subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts. Visit gaathastory.com/podcasts to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it! This story was  narrated by Sheearli Biju for gaatha story. You can learn more about our shows by visiting our website or on Twitter @gaathastory

The Jackal And The Arrow - Hitopadesha Tale

Nov 13, 2018 392

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This is a story from Hitopadesh tales which teaches us that greed is bad. A hunter who has killed a deer gets greedy and tries to kill a boar out of greed. In the process, the hunter is killed by the dying boar. A hungry jackal is tempted by the sight of three dead creatures, and is delighted to see so much food to eat. But will his greed get the better of him? Listen to this story to learn more. You can listen and subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on [Apple Podcasts,](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844?mt=2&ls=1&ign-mpt=uo%3D4) [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/show/3b6u5LoRnXJQRlZ2STgYwb), Castbox, and Google Podcasts. Visit [gaathastory.com/podcasts](gaathastory.com/podcasts) to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it! This story was  narrated by Sheearli Biju for [gaatha story](gaathastory.com). You can learn more about our shows by visiting our website or on Twitter [@gaathastory](https://twitter.com/gaathastory)

Hippopotamus and The Tortoise - Nigerian Folk Tale

Nov 6, 2018 394

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Today we bring to you a story 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](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844?mt=2&ls=1&ign-mpt=uo%3D4), Saavn, [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA), [Stitcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha), [TuneIn](https://tunein.com/podcasts/Kids--Family-Podcasts/Baalgatha-Podcast-p892567/) and on [Google Podcasts](https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz). Did you know you can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast via WhatsApp? [Click here from your mobile phone](http://bit.ly/Subscribe-Baalgatha-Podcast).. or to learn more, visit [gaathastory.com](https://gaathastory.com). Form there, you can learn more about Baalgatha and our other shows. You also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

The Festival of Diwali

Nov 1, 2018 352

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Wishing all our listeners a Happy Diwali or Deepawali! As we excitedly await the festival of Diwali, we thought of publishing an episode about this festival. Learn more about what Deepawali, or Diwali, is all about, and what does each day of this five day festival signify. How do you celebrate this festival of lights? You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on [Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844?mt=2&ls=1&ign-mpt=uo%3D4), Saavn, [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA), [Stitcher](https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha), [TuneIn](https://tunein.com/podcasts/Kids--Family-Podcasts/Baalgatha-Podcast-p892567/) and now on [Google Podcasts](https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz). Visit [baalgatha.com](https://baalgatha.com) to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

The Tale of Three Fishes

Oct 25, 2018 387

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Listen to this delightful little tale about three fishes who live in a pond. One day, they overhear a group of fishermen who plan to come to the pond and capture some of the fish. Each of the three fishes reacts differently. What exactly do they do? Will they be able to escape the fishermen? Listen to this story to learn. The moral of this story is that we must react quickly when we sense danger. You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on [Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844?mt=2&uo=4&ls=1), Saavn, [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA), Stitcher, TuneIn and now on Google Podcasts. Visit [baalgatha.com](https://baalgatha.com) to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

The Story of Narad and Lord Vishnu

Oct 18, 2018 515

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This is a tale about Narad Muni, the mythical "travelling journalist" according to Indian tales. Once, Narad, who considered himself to be a great devotee of Lord Vishnu, was overcome with price. He asked Lord Vishnu who was the latter's devotee. In turn Vishnu gave him a small task that made him understand who the greatest devotee was. The moral of this story is that God always comes to our aid when we remember him. You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on [Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844?mt=2&uo=4&ls=1), Saavn, [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA), Stitcher, TuneIn and now on Google Podcasts. Visit [gaathastory.com](https://gaathastory.com) to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

The Story of Navaratri

Oct 11, 2018 336

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This week, the festival of Navaratri (9 nights) is being celebrated in many parts of India. But do you know the story behind this festival? Listen to this episode on Baalgatha Podcast to learn more.  You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on [Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844?mt=2&uo=4&ls=1), Saavn, [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA), Stitcher, TuneIn and now on [Google Podcasts](https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz). Visit [baalgatha.com](https://baalgatha.com/) to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

The Story of the Prince and Two Snakes

Sep 27, 2018 573

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Listen to this story of a Prince and Two Snakes, in which a young prince grows leaner and weaker with each passing day. Experts in medicines are unable to discover the cause of his illness, and in frustration, the Prince leaves his father's kingdom and .. well, you will have to listen to this story to learn more! You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on [Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844?mt=2&uo=4&ls=1), Saavn, [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA), Stitcher, TuneIn and now on Google Podcasts. Visit [baalgatha.com](https://baalgatha.com) to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

The Jackal and the Iguana

Sep 22, 2018 699

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The Jackal and the Iguana is a classic tale about a jackal who tries to take advantage of gullible and thirsty animals. Until, that is, he meets and iguana who just might outsmart him. But will the iguana succeed? Listen to this hillarious tale to learn more. This classic story from India was translated into English and compiled into a collection by Flora Annie Steel and has been adapted and produced by gaatha story.  You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on [Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844?mt=2&uo=4&ls=1), Saavn, [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA), [Stitcher](http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha), [TuneIn](http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) and now on [Google Podcasts](https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz). Visit [baalgatha.com](https://baalgatha.com) to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

The Golden Bird

Sep 13, 2018 371

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The Golden bird is a story from one of the lives of the Bodhisatta (Bodhisatta) and teaches us that greed is bad. This story is also known as The Golden Mallard and is similar to the tale of the Golden Serpant and also the Hen That Lay The Golden Egg. The moral of the story is that one should not be greedy and accept what one receives in life with happiness. You can learn more about this story on [gaathastory.com/the-golden-bird](https://gaathastory.com/the-golden-bird) You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on [Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844?mt=2&uo=4&ls=1), Saavn, [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/show/3HkLCKkTZW5XrIvRTJGVER?si=eZRlFHCsT-69XmT0dPgnZA), [Stitcher](http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/amar-vyas/baalgatha), [TuneIn](http://tunein.com/radio/Baalgatha-p892567/) and now on [Google Podcasts](https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz). Visit baalgatha.com to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

Fishy Morality : Tale From Stories Of Mulla Nasiruddin

Sep 6, 2018 295

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This is a short delightful tale from the stories of Mulla Nasruddin. A learned scholar and our protagonist once visit the restaurant and order some fish. Mulla Nasruddin takes the larger piece of the fish for himself, angering the scholar in the process. How does Nasruddin justify his actions? Listen to learn more. You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on [Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844?mt=2&uo=4&ls=1), Book My Show Jukebox, Saavn App and now on Google Podcasts. Visit baalgatha.com to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

The Story of Janmashtami - Birth of Lord Krishna

Aug 28, 2018 1259

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On occasion of Janmashtami, we bring to you the story of birth of Lord Krishna. This episode is also published on the Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast simultaneously. You can learn more about this story including the music and the images used by visiting gathastory.com/janmashtami Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at contact at gaathastory dot com, or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Book My Show Jukebox, Saavn App and now on Google Podcasts. Visit baalgatha.com to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

Stories about the Onam Festival

Aug 23, 2018 893

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Note: In light of the floods in Kerala, our intention behind this episode is to  focus on the stories and not the celebration itself for this year.  Onam is afestival that is celebrated predominantly in Kerala during the monsoons. Occurring either in the month of August or September, it marks the period of rice harvest. There are many legends associated with Onam, and in this episode, we will narrate the Legend of Mahabali and Parashuram and how they are related to Onam. You can learn more about this story by visiting gaathastory.com/onam Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at contact at gaathastory dot com, or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Book My Show Jukebox, Saavn App and now on Google Podcasts. Visit baalgatha.com to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it! For details on the images and the music used in this episode, please visit the shownotes page.

The Story of Nag Panchami (The Worship of Snakes)

Aug 14, 2018 448

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Nag Panchami is celebrated in the month of Shravan, which falls in the months of August and September this year. This is a day when Hindus throughout India, Nepal worship the snake god on the fifth day of bright half of Lunar month of Shravan. Listen to this episode to learn why is this festival so revered in India.  You can learn more about this story by visiting gaathastory.com/nag-panchami Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at contact at gaathastory dot com, or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Book My Show Jukebox, Saavn App and now on Google Podcasts. Visit baalgatha.com to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

The Well Trained Elephant - Story from Jataka Tales

Aug 7, 2018 557

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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. You can learn more about this story by visiting gaathastory.com/well-trained-elephant Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at contact at gaathastory dot com, or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Book My Show Jukebox, Saavn App and now on Google Podcasts. Visit baalgatha.com to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

The Ant and the Chrysalis

Aug 2, 2018 253

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This is a story from [Aesop's Fables](https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Ant_and_the_Chrysalis), which is small but carries a very powerful lesson that appearances are deceptive. You can listen to this story on [Baalgatha Podcast](https://baalgatha.com). You can learn more about this story by visiting [gaathastory.com/ant-chrysalis](https://gaathastory.com/ant-chrysalis) Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at [contact at gaathastory dot com](mailto:contact at gaathastory dot com?Subject=Baalgatha-Podcast), or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. You can subscribe to [Baalgatha Podcast](https://gaathastory.com) on [Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844), Book My Show Jukebox, Saavn App and now on [Google Podcasts](https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz). Visit baalgatha.com to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it! For details on the image and the music used in this episode, please visit the [shownotes page](https://gaathastory.com/ant-chrysalis).

Guru Purnima and How The Wicked Sons Were Taught a Lesson

Jul 26, 2018 409

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On occasion of the festival of Guru Purnima, which is celebrated In the month of Asadh, which falls during the monsoons, students pray to their Gurus and seek their blessings. The word Guru Literally means Destroyer of Darkness. (Gu means darkness and Ru means liberator from or destroyer of). On occasion of this festival, we bring to you a story - How The Wicked Sons Were Taught a Lesson. Listen to this episode on Baalgatha Podcast. You can learn more about this story by visiting [gaathastory.com/guru-purnima](https://gaathastory.com/guru-purnima) Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at [contact at gaathastory dot com](mailto:contact@gaathastory.com?Subject=Baalgatha-Podcast), or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site.  You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on [Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844), [Book My Show Jukebox](https://in.bookmyshow.com/mobile), Saavn App and now on [Google Podcasts](https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz). Visit baalgatha.com to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak: Tale from his childhood

Jul 24, 2018 331

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On occasion of the birth anniversary of Bal Gandadhar Tilak, we bring you a story from his childhood, which demonstrates his character. He was willing to stand up to his teacher and reject receiving punishment for something he had not done. And he believed in the power of truth, as we shall learn while listening to this story.  You can learn more about this story by visiting [gaathastory.com/bal-gangadhar-tilak](https://gaathastory.com/bal-gangadhar-tilak) Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at [contact at gaathastory dot com](mailto:contact@gaathastory.com), or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. You can learn more about this tale by visiting the gaathastory.com You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on [Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844), [Book My Show Jukebox](https://in.bookmyshow.com/mobile), Saavn App and now on [Google Podcasts](https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz). Visit baalgatha.com to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

The Birds and The Monkeys Hitopadesha Tale

Jul 17, 2018 349

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This is a story about birds and monkeys from the Hitopadesha tales, which teaches us a moral that we should not waste our time in giving advice to the fools. Hitopadesha tales are similar to Aesop's Fables, Panchatantra and Jataka Tales.  You can learn more about this story by visiting gaathastory.com/birds-monkeys Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at [contact at gaathastory dot com](mailto:contact@gaathastory.com?Subject=Baalgatha-Podcast), or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. You can learn more about this tale by visiting the gaathastory.com You can subscribe to [Baalgatha Podcast](https://baalgatha.com) on [Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/baalgatha-childrens-stories-from-panchatantra-jataka/id1116571844?mt=2&uo=4&ls=1), Book My Show Jukebox, Saavn App and now on [Google Podcasts](https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ3MDgyODkucnNz). Visit [baalgatha.com](https://baalgatha.com) to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it! **The story is as follows**: On a rainy day, the birds who have built nests and laid eggs in them, are dry and warm and comfortable.  Meanwhile the monkeys who were playing before the rains, are now wet and shivering. The birds ask the moneys why they do not build a home for themselves. What do the  monkeys do? Listen to this story to learn more.  Story narrated by Sheerali Biju and produced by Gaatha Podcast. Music by Incompetech, Image from [Pixabay](https://pixabay.com/en/monkey-chimp-ape-chimpanzee-animal-474147/). Story, music and images obtained from public domain or Creative Commons CC0 sources.

The Gold Giving Serpant

Jul 13, 2018 443

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This is a story carries a message that greed is bad. This story is based on the Gold Giving Serpant from the book Indian Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs. You may find a lot of similarities with The Golden Swan from the Jataka Tales, and also the hen that laid a golden egg- stories that have different characters and animals but carry a similar meaning. Both these stories will be published in a future episode of Baalgatha Podcast. You can learn more about this story by visiting [gaathastory.com/gold-giving-serpant](https://gaathastory.com/gold-giving-serpant) Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at contact at gaathastory dot com, or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. You can learn more about this tale by visiting the gaathastory.com You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Book My Show Jukebox, Saavn App and now on Google Podcasts. Visit baalgatha.com to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

Room Full of Memories- Story by Gauri Awasthi

Jul 10, 2018 614

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Today we bring to you a user contributed story- Room of Memories by Gauri Awasthi. This is the second time we are publishing a story by Gauri- last year, she was the winner of the Baalgatha Storytelling Competition, which she won for her story [The Grey Brown](https://audioboom.com/posts/5681064-the-grey-brown-a-story-by-gauri-awasthi). Room Full of Memories is a story of a little girl Emily who has to do a task she hates- cleaning her room. But as she is left with no choice- thanks to an ultimatum by her mother, she begins to find things in her room that bring back fond memories. Listen to this beautiful little story to learn more. Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at [contact at gaathastory dot com](mailto:contact@gaathastory.com?Subject=Baalgatha-Podcast), or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. You can learn more about this tale by visiting the [gaathastory.com](https://gaathastory.com) You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Book My Show Jukebox, Saavn App and now on Google Podcasts. Visit baalgatha.com to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

How The Frog Became The King of The Marshes- Tale from Africa

Jul 6, 2018 752

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This is a beautiful tale from Africa which tells us how the Frog became the King of the Marshes and the Swamps. We thought this story was particularly interesting given the time of the year- by early July, the monsoons have spread across most parts of India, and you might hear the croaking of frogs every now and then. Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at [contact at gaathastory dot com](mailto:contact@gaathastory.com), or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. You can learn more about this tale by visiting the [gaathastory.com](https://wp.me/p9pH1r-4) You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Book My Show Jukebox, Saavn App and now on Google Podcasts. Visit baalgatha.com to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it! Image: [Pixabay. Used under CC0 license](https://pixabay.com/en/frog-frog-prince-prince-figure-2240764/)

The Story of Two Frogs- Tale From Japan

Jul 2, 2018 487

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Today we bring to you a delightful little story from Japan, about two frogs. One of them lives in Osaka, while the other stays in Kyoto. One day, the decide to visit each other's city. They do now know each other, of course, but when they meet half way on the top of a hill, they become friends. During the process of the conversation, they are curious to see each other's city. What do they discover? Does the frog from Osaka like Kyoto? What about the frog from Kyoto? Listen to this story to learn more.  You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Book My Show Jukebox, Saavn App and now on Google Podcasts. Visit [baalgatha.com](https://baalgatha.com) to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us a review on your favourite podcasting app or site, we will greatly appreciate it!

The Story of Sant Kabir

Jun 28, 2018 493

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Kabir was a poet and saint who lived in Northern India in the 15th century. His writings have influenced Hinduism's Bhakti movement and his verses are found in Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of the Sikhs. His early life was in a Muslim family, but he was strongly influenced by his teacher Ramananda. We bring to you this special episode to mark the 500th death anniversary of Sant Kabir. His profile was compiled from Wikipedia and other public domain sources by Gaatha Story. Narration by Sheerali Biju. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 4.0 Noncommercial International License. If you use this audio edition of Sant Kabir's Profile, please attribute it to [Baalgatha Podcast](https://baalgatha.com). Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at contact at gaathastory dot com, or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. And Now, introducing the Baalgatha Channel on Telegram App! You can subscribe to the channel to receive updates when ever a new story is published. Visit [t.me/baalgatha](t.me/baalgatha) to subscribe on your phone using the Telegram App. Image Source: Wikipedia. You can find the profile of Sant Kabir and details on the image at [https://gaathastory.com/sant-kabir](https://gaathastory.com/sant-kabir)

Kaka and Munni - Folk Tale from Punjab

Jun 26, 2018 677

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This is  a delightful little tale in which a crow called Kaka wants to eat the three eggs laid by Munni the bird. Will Kaka succeed in his evil plans? Listen to this story to learn more. Gaatha Story have used the content - story as well as the image-under Creative Commons CC 4.0 License. More details about the CC4.0 license and the artists who have created this story are included in the audio file as well as at [gaathastory.com/kaka-munni](https://gaathastory.com/kaka-munni). We have also published the Hindi version of this story under Baalgatha Hindi Podcast. You can listen to that version on the same page! Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at contact at gaathastory dot com, or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. And Now, introducing the Baalgatha Channel on Telegram App! You can subscribe to the channel to receive updates when ever a new story is published. Visit t.me/baalgatha to subscribe on your phone using the Telegram App.

The Legend of Kempe Gowda The First

Jun 25, 2018 760

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In this episode, we learn about Kempe Gowda the First, a leader from the Sixteenth century and often credited to be the founder of Bengaluru (formerly known as Bangalore), the capital of Karnataka in India. He is a well known historical figure in the region, and the Airport and the bus stand are named after him. June 27th is celebrated as his birth anniversary. We thought of narrating this short profile of this leader. To learn more about Kempe Gowda the First (and the little bit about Kempe Gowda the Second and the Third), visit https://gaathastory.com/kempe-gowda. Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at [contact at gaathastory dot com](mailto:contact@gaathastory.com?Subject=Baalgatha-Podcast), or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. And Now, introducing the Baalgatha Channel on Telegram App! You can subscribe to the channel to receive updates when ever a new story is published. Visit [t.me/baalgatha](https://t.me/baalgatha) to subscribe on your phone using the Telegram App. (Image source: Wikipedia)

The Story of the Merchant's Son

Jun 20, 2018 629

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This is a story form Panchatantra which teaches us that one must leave some things to fate. If some positive this is in our destiny, it will happen no matter what. This story is as follows; a merchant's son buys an expensive book which has only one teaching, namely, the book notes that one should leave certain things to one's fate. When his father learns about the purchase and interest in that book, he asks his son to leave the house. Listen to this story to learn what happens next. Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at [contact at gaathastory dot com](mailto:contact@gaathastory.com?Subject=Baalgatha), or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. And Now, introducing the Baalgatha Channel on Telegram App! You can subscribe to the channel to receive updates when ever a new story is published. Visit [t.me/baalgatha](https://t.me/baalgatha) to subscribe on your phone using the Telegram App.

A Bundle of Sticks- A father educates his sons

Jun 18, 2018 298

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On occasion of Father's Day, we thought of publishing the story A Bundle of Sticks. This is a short story with a powerful message. A dying man calls his sons and teaches them the value of staying united. The lesson we learn from this story is that Unity is Strength. This is a story from Panchatantra and also Aesop's Fables. On Wikipedia, there is an entire page dedicated to this story! You can learn more about this story by visiting [gaathastory.com/bundle-of-sticks](gaathastory.com/bundle-of-sticks). Did you like this story? If so, we would love to hear from you. You can write to us at [contact at gaathastory dot com](mailto:contact@gaathastory.com?Subject=Baalgatha-Bundle-Of-Sticks), or leave a review on your favourite podcast app or site. And Now, introducing the Baalgatha Channel on Telegram App! You can subscribe to the channel to receive updates when ever a new story is published. Visit [t.me/baalgatha](t.me/baalgatha) to subscribe on your phone using the Telegram App.

The festival of Ramzan Id (Ramadan, Eid Al Fitr)

Jun 13, 2018 250

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We thought of publishing this short episode on occasion of Ramazan Id (in many parts of the world spelt as Ramadan Id). Also known as Eid al-Fitr (ʻĪd al-Fiṭr) According to Wikipedia, this festival is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). This festival marks the end of Ramadan fasting and is a day for celebrations. Family members greet one another and there are prayers and social gatherings. Traditional sweet dishes are prepared. Eid Mubarak to our listeners!

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

Jun 11, 2018 320

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This story is adopted from Aesop's Fables. Once, a mouse who lives in the city goes to visit his cousin, who lives in the countryside. Looking at his living conditions and the food that the country mouse eats, the town mouse invites him to visit the city and explore the life. Indeed in the city where the mouse lives, there are sweets and cakes and rick food. However, the Country mouse still decided that his humble life is better. Why is it so? Listen to this story to learn more. There is a similar story from Panchatantra that we have published on the Myths... Podcast, titled the tiger and the Dog. Visit www.gaathastory.com to listen to that story! Title image M A Glen, Public domain image, source: Wikipedia.

The Bear And The Two Travellers (Story from Aesop's Fables)

Jun 8, 2018 303

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Two Friends and the Bear is a classic from [Aesop's Fables](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aesop%27s_Fables). Two Friends set out on a journey. They leave their village and soon reach a dense forest. There they see a huge bear walking towards them. One of the two friends climbs a tee, while the other is left high and dry on the ground. Using his presence of mind, the second friend pretends to be dead. What happens next? Listen to this story to learn more. Or, visit https://gaathastory.com/bear-travellers to learn more about this story. If you have any comments or feedback, or; you want to send your drawing or picture to the Kids' Corner of [gaatha story](https://gaathastory.com) send us an email at [contact@gaathastory.com](mailto:contact@gaathastory.com?Subject=Kids' Corner)

The Lion and the Mouse - Panchatantra Story

Jun 5, 2018 255

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[www.gaathastory.com/grateful-mouse](www.gaathastory.com/grateful-mouse) You will find various versions of this story in Panchatantra, Aesops Fables. One hot afternoon, a lion was fast asleep when a mouse entered the lion's den and jumped all around the lion, and thus woke him up. The lion caught him and was about to kill him, when the little mouse pleased with the lion to let him go. "I will help you in return some day". The lion was rather amused to hear this, thinking, “What good can he do me. . . ” but he let him go. A few days later, the lion was trapped in a net that was cast by some hunters. He struggled hard to set himself free but, he soon realised he was trapped. He roared with anger. The little mouse heard the lion’s roar, and see­ing the lion caught in the net, he started gnawing away at the net at once. The mouse had sharp teeth and he soon freed the lion. Moral of the story is :"Make friends, however strong or weak they may be" You can learn more about this story, including information on the image used for this story, by visiting [www.gaathastory.com/grateful-mouse](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Lion_and_the_Mouse_-_Project_Gutenberg_etext_19994.jpgwww.gaathastory.com/grateful-mouse) [Image: Wikimedia commons](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Lion_and_the_Mouse_-_Project_Gutenberg_etext_19994.jpgwww.gaathastory.com/grateful-mouse)

The Farmer and His Sons

Jun 1, 2018 331

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This is a story about a farmer and his lazy sons. Listen to this tale to know how the farmer teaches his sons the importance of hard work. You can listen to many such amazing stories by visiting [www.gaathastory.com](https://www.gaathastory.com) Once upon a time, a hardworking farmer had four sons. The farmer worked very hard in the field, but the sone were least interested in farming. Instead, they would spend their time lazying around. The farmer once day fell very sick, and he felt that his end was near.  He called his sons to his side, and expressed his sadness because he had failed in making his sons realize the importance of hard working. He told the sons that there was a treasure hidden in the field, and that he wanted his sons to find the treasure. Once the old farmer died, the sons took up their sickles and ploughs, and dug up the entire field in search of the treasure. Three months thus passed, but they did not find any treasure. However, because of their efforts, they could raise a bumper crop, and make a lot of money by selling the grains.  The sons had learnt a valuable lesson that hard work yields great rewards.

The Quarrel Of The Quails

May 21, 2018 405

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In this story, a group of quails lives near a forest. A bird catcher (fowler) imitates the voice of the leader of the quails and catches a few quails everyday. The leader of the quails decides to help his group. Does he succeed in his mission? Listen to this story to learn more. The moral of this story is that United we stand, but divided we fall.  You can listen to more such stories by visiting www.gaathastory.com. Every week, we bring you stories from India (Panchatantra, Jataka, Hitopadesha), and around the world.  Do you have any comments or feedback about the stories? You can write to us at: contact@gaathastory.com

The Foolish Friend- Classic Tale from India

May 17, 2018 339

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A King once kept a monkey as a pet in his palace. The monkey feeds on the various dishes and enjoyed the luxuries awarded by the King. Once, the King gives a sword to the Monkey. What does the monkey do with the sword? Listen to this story from Panchatantra to learn more. You can listen to more such stories by visiting www.gaathastory.com. Every week, we bring you stories from India (Panchatantra, Jataka, Hitopadesha), and around the world.  Do you have any comments or feedback about the stories? You can write to us at: contact@gaathastory.com

Mir The Intelligent Guard

May 14, 2018 315

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This is the story about Mir, a guard in a King's Palace. Once he is invited for the wedding of a rich merchant's daughter. During the wedding, he is insulted by the merchant's servant. How does Mir respond to this insult? Listen to this story to learn more.  You can listen to more such stories by visiting www.gaathastory.com. Every week, we bring you stories from India (Panchatantra, Jataka, Hitopadesha), and around the world.  Do you have any comments or feedback about the stories? You can write to us at: contact@gaathastory.com

The Rice Measure

May 10, 2018 511

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This is a story from Bodhisatta's life. Bodhisatta once took birth as the valuer for a King. The King thought that the valuer would one day spend all his treasure, and decided to replace Bodhisatta with a dullard. The new valuer used his own judgement and paid random fees for the horses and elephants. Once a horse dealer brought 500 horses from the north, and he was offered a measure of rice in return. The horse dealer seeks the help from Bodhisatta. What advice does the Bodhisatta give? Listen to this story to learn more.  You can listen to more such stories by visiting www.gaathastory.com. Every week, we bring you stories from India (Panchatantra, Jataka, Hitopadesha), and around the world.  Do you have any comments or feedback about the stories? You can write to us at: contact@gaathastory.com

The Vessel That Died

May 7, 2018 299

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This is a story from the tales of Naseeruddin Hoodja. Hoodja borrows a copper vessel (a cauldron) from his neighbor, and returns two cauldrons instead. After some time, Hoodja borrows the pot, and does not return it. What is the reason for this? Listen to this story to learn more.  You can listen to more such stories by visiting www.gaathastory.com. Every week, we bring you stories from India (panchatantra, Jataka, Hitopadesha), and around the world.  Do you have any comments or feedback about the stories? You can write to us at: contact@gaathastory.com

The Timid Hare And The Flight Of The Beasts

May 3, 2018 485

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In this story ,a nervous hare almost leads to a stampede in a forest. Learn how the Buddha in the form of an animal comes to the rescue of  his fellow beasts.  You can listen to more such stories by visiting www.gaathastory.com. Every week, we bring you stories from India (panchatantra, Jataka, Hitopadesha), and around the world.  Do you have any comments or feedback about the stories? You can write to us at: contact@gaathastory.com

Two Cats And A Monkey

Apr 29, 2018 250

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This classic story from Panchatantra teaches us a moral that whenever two persons fight, a third always gains. Two cats find a piece of cake, and enter into an argument. A monkey decides to be the judge and offers to divide the cake between the cats. What happens next? Listen to this story to learn more.  You can listen to more such stories by visiting [www.gaathastory.com](https://gaathastory.com). Every week, we bring you stories from India (panchatantra, Jataka, Hitopadesha), and around the world.  Do you have any comments or feedback about the stories? You can write to us at: [contact@gaathastory.com](mailto:contact@gaathastory.com)

The Lion And The Dog: Story From Panchatantra

Feb 24, 2018 188

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This is a story from Panchatantra about two friends- a lion and a dog. The lion does not get enough food and is hungry and weak. The dog, on the other hand, is very well fed. The lion asks the dog how he is able to stay hale and hearty, and the dog replies that his master gives him food three times a day. Upon listening to this, the lion replies that it is better to stay free and hungry rather than be well fed and serve a master. The moral of this story is that there is no price for freedom. This story was previously published in Hindi on Baalgatha Podcast as बाघ और कुत्ता (Bagh Aur Kutta). **Now you can listen to Hindi stories from Baalgatha on [BookMyShow Jukebox](https://in.bookmyshow.com/jukebox/free-music-download) and [Storytel](https://www.storytel.in/search-baalgatha)! Visit [www.baalgatha.com](https://baalgatha.com) to learn more.** Would you like to see your English or Hindi story published on Baalgatha Podcast? If yes, write to us at contact@gaathastory.com and we will be happy to talk to you!

The Horse That Held On Till The End

Jan 5, 2018 452

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This is a story about Bodhisatva, and teached the value of valour as well as commitment. Bodhisatta (Bodhisatva) in the form of a horse teaches us how.  To listen to more such amazing stories, visit [www.baalgatha.com](www.baalgatha.com)

What Will We Do Without Mr. W (Story by Pooja Mohan)

Dec 27, 2017 362

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This is a story contributed by Pooja Mohan, and narrated by Sheerali Biju. Listen to this story to learn what happens when three letters of the alphabet - V,W and X get into a fight. You can listen to more such stories by visiting [www.baalgatha.com](http://www.baalgatha.com). Every week, we bring you stories from India (panchatantra, Jataka, Hitopadesha), and around the world.

The Lion and The Hare- Panchatantra Story

Dec 2, 2017 600

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This is a story from Panchatanta which teaches a moral that even the weak can overcome the powerful by applying their mind.

The Story of Lord Ganesh: Ganesh Chaturthi

Aug 25, 2017 990

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On Occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, the day we pray Lord Ganesh, we bring to you aa story from his life. Listen on Baalgatha Podcast.

Gandhiji and Shastriji

Jul 7, 2017 465

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Two great leaders of India, Gandhiji and Shastriji, were born on October 2nd. In this episode, we narrate one story involving the life of each leader, which demonstrates their character.

The story of Hirkani- Special Episode for Mother's Day

May 14, 2017 494

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On occasion of Mother's Day, we bring to you the story of Hirkani, a brave woman and an amazing mother who lived during the period of Shivaji Maharaj. Listen to her story to learn more.

Buddha Purnima- The Story of how Siddharth Became the Buddha

May 9, 2017 427

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On occasion of Buddha Purnima, we bring you the story of how the Prince Siddharth became the Buddha. You can learn more about this story by visiting baalgatha website at www.baalgatha.com

The Lion and The Dog

May 5, 2017 214

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In this short story, we learn a very important message: it is better to be free than to be owned by somebody.

The Tortoise and the Cranes- story from Panchatantra

May 2, 2017 764

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This is a story from Panchatantra which teaches us that it is not wise to open our mouth when it is not necessary. This story is as follows: In a pond lives a tortoise who has two cranes for friends. Once, the lake begins to dry up because of a famine. The cranes decide to fly away to a different pond. The tortoise asks the cranes to take her with them. Listen to this story to learn what happens next. You can learn more about this story at http://www.gaatha.co/tortoise-cranes-2

The Dog That Went Abroad : Story from Panchatantra

Apr 28, 2017 286

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This is a classic story from Panchatantra, in which a dog by the name of Chitranga travels to a far away country in search of food. he is forced to live his village because it suffers from a drought. Upon going to the foreign country, he finds good food but is also attacked by other dogs. In the end, he realizes that it is better to live in one's own country.

The Hippopotamus and the Tortoise:Folk Tale from Nigeria

Apr 21, 2017 385

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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 hippo. Image courtesy: http://wordinfo.info/words/images/4-hippo-tortoise-eating.gif

The Hares and the Frogs

Apr 18, 2017 310

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In this story, a group of hares decides to end their lives because they always life in fear of predators. When they go near a pond a jump into the waters and end their lives, they come across a group of frogs who are frightened by the chaos created by the hares. You can learn more about this story from aesop's fables by visiting www.gaatha.co/hares-frogs

The Story of Babasaheb Ambedkar and Why We Celebrate His Birth Anniversary

Apr 14, 2017 285

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14th April marks the birth anniversary of the man behind India's constitution and a leader who worked towards the upliftment of Dalits: Babasaheb Amnedkar. Listen to this story to learn why he is so well respected and we celebrate his birthday as Ambedkar Jayanti.

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

Apr 11, 2017 1375

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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. You can learn more about Hanuman and Hanuman Jayanti by visiting http://www.gaatha.co/hanuman

The Story of Lord Mahavir

Apr 7, 2017 410

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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 learn more about this story and Lord Mahavir, visit [http://www.gaathastory.com](https://gaathastory.com/baalgatha/mahavir)

The Story of Ram Navmi and Birth of Lord Ram

Apr 4, 2017 300

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On the occasion of the festival of Ram Navmi, we are pleased to publish the story of how Lord Ram was born. To learn more about this story, visit www.gaatha.co/ram-navmi

Chand Par Khargosh (Hindi)

Apr 1, 2017 318

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The Hare on The Moon (Hindi) चाँद पर ख़रगोश जातक कथा

Apr 1, 2017 318

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This is a story from Jataka Tales, which tells us how a hare came to live on the moon. A Hare and his three friends decide to offer a sacrifice on the day of a festival. How the Hare makes a sacrifice is what this story is all about. यह जातक की कहानियों की एक कहानी है, जो हमें बताती है कि चंद्रमा पर एक खरगोश कैसे जीता है। एक हरे और उनके तीन दोस्त एक त्योहार के दिन एक बलिदान देने का फैसला करते हैं। कैसे ख़रगोश बलिदान करता है यह जांने इस कहानी को सुनकर

The Story of Gudi Padwa or Ugadi

Mar 28, 2017 386

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Wishing all listeners a Happy Gudi Padwa/ Ugadi/ Cheti Chand! It is interesting how the same day is celebrated under different names in various parts of India. This festival also marks the beginning of the new Year, so wishing all of you a Very Happy new Year! In this episode, we tell you haw this festival is celebrated across different parts of India, namely, in the sates of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Kashmir, Manipur, and also by the Sindhi community. We also narrate the food that is to be eaten on this day. You can learn more about this festival by visiting http://www.gaatha.co/gudipadwa-ugadi

Introducing the Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast

Mar 24, 2017 500

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We are super excited to announce that our new podcast Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India, is almost ready for release! If you would like to be notified when the Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India podcast goes live, visit http://www.gaatha.co/mlftpodcast and sign up with your name, email address or phone number. Today, we are including a sample from this podcast, that is, a snippet from the story The Son of Seven Queens. Hope you will like it!

(Hindi) The Hare And Tortoise Once Again - फिर एक बार ख़रगोश और कछुआ

Mar 21, 2017 374

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This is a story from the Storyweaver Collection from Pratham Books, in which a Hare and a Tortoise once again participate in a race. However, this time it is a race against time: they have to deliver a message to the King of the neighbouring forest, and return the same day. Listen to this story in Hindi to learn how we can achieve success by supporting one another. To learn more about this story, visit http://www.gaatha.co/kachua-khargosh

The Hare And The Tortoise Again- Storyweaver

Mar 21, 2017 402

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Remember how the slow and steady tortoise beat the arrogant hare in that great race long ago? Now the two are back together again, and they have a task to complete. Each knows that he cannot do it without the other, but can these two big rivals work together?This is a story from the storyweaver collection, written by Venkatramana Gowda and illustrated by Padmanabh You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/hare-tortoise licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Licence International (CC-BY-4.0) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

The Grey Brown- A Story By Gauri Awasthi

Mar 18, 2017 709

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The Grey Brown is a story written by Gauri Awasthi. This story was submitted by her for the Baaglatha Storytelling Competition. We found this story to be very interesting, and very different from the stories that we have published so far. In Gauri's Own Words, "I have written a story called 'The Grey Brown'. The genre of the story is thriller. The protagonist of this story is Nancy, a young girl, and other characters are Luna, Lily, Amelia Brown and the teacher. The story traces a young girl going to school after Christmas holidays. She sees a statue she did not see in the school before. Strange things began and she wants to unravel the secret of the grey statue. I like reading thrilling books and like watching thriller, horror or suspense movies, that is why I chose to write a story based on this genre. Hope you like the story. Have a nice day." For her award winning submission, she has received a coupon from Earth Baby. Visit www.earthbaby.in . You can learn more about this story and our young author by visiting www.gaatha.co/amelia-brown

Sher Ki Khaal Mein Gadha (Hindi) शेर की चमड़ी में गधा पंचातंत्र की कहानी

Mar 15, 2017 278

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This is the story of a donkey who wears the skin of a lion. This is a Jataka Story. Here the ass’s master puts the lion’s skin over his beast and turns it loose to feed in the grain fields during his travels. The village watchman is usually too terrified to do anything but finally one of them raises the villagers; when they chase the ass, it begins to bray and betrays its true identity. The ass is then beaten badly. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/gadha

Stories About The Festival of Holi

Mar 11, 2017 635

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On occasion of the festival of Holi, we present to you The Story of Holi. Rather, this is a collection of short tales and legends from different parts of India that are associated with this festival of colors. These include the story of Holika and Prahlad, and of course the story of Radha and Krishna. How do you celebrate this festival? Write to us at contact@gaatha.co or send us a voice or text message at +91-9850800464

Onakke Obavva's Bravery : How To Overcome A Powerful Enemy Using Presence of Mind

Mar 8, 2017 376

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On occasion of Womens' Day on March 8th, we bring to you a story about an incredible woman- Onakke Obavva. This is a story of her bravery, but also is an example of the dedication of women. Onake Obavva was a woman who fought the forces of Hyder Ali single-handedly with a pestle (Onake) in the kingdom of Chitradurga of Karnataka, India. She is regarded as the foremost women warriors and patriots. You can learn more about her by visiting www.gaatha.co/obavva.

The Battle of Birds and Animals (Hindi) पक्षी और जनवरो की लड़ाई

Mar 4, 2017 292

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यह कहानी पंचातंत्र से है, जिसमें हम यह सीखते है की अगर हम दल बदलते रहेंगे तो हमारा कोई भी साथ नहीं देगा। चमगादड़ का उदाहरण देकर यह कहानी हमें यह समझती है। इस कहानी के बारे में अधिक जांने के लिए जाइए www.gaatha.co/swarth पर यह कहानी अंग्रेज़ी में हम The Selfish Bats इस नाम से प्रकाशित कर चुके है। This is the story involving birds, animals, and the bats. There is a war between birds and animals, and the bats decide that they will support the winning party. In the end, the birds and animals sign a truce and the birds are forced to hide in the caves. This story teaches us a moral that we should not try to waiver in our decision. The English version of this story was published on Baalgatha as The Selfish Bats. http://www.gaatha.co/bats

How a Pen is Mightier Than a Sword

Feb 28, 2017 310

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Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was an Indian pro-independence activist, lawyer, politician, poet, writer and playwright. On occasion of his death anniversary on 26th February, we present a story from his life- where he told the police that a pen is mightier than a sword. You can learn more about Veer Savarkar and his story by visiting http://www.gaatha.co/savarkar

The Story of Shiva and Mahashivratri

Feb 24, 2017 514

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On occasion of Mahashivratri (the grand night of Lord Shiva) we bring to you two short stories related to this festival. The first story is about a tribal who accidentally showered 1,000 leaves from a bilva tree on to the Shivlinga. In the second story, we narrate how Shiva settled a dispute between Brahma and Vishnu. You can learn more about this festival by visiting www.gaatha.co/shiva

The Wise Monkey चतुर बंदर पंचतंत्र की कहानी

Feb 22, 2017 288

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यह कहानी पंचतंत्र की कहानियों में से एक है। इस कहानी से हमें यह शिक्षा मिलती है की हमें सोच समझ कर निर्णय लेना चाहिए। इस कहानी को आप हमारी वेब्साइट www.gaatha.co/wise-monkey पर भी सुन सकते है। In this story, a wise monkey, who is leader of the monkeys, saves his clan by his presence of mind. This is a story with a moral that one needs to do their proper research before jumping for an opportunity.

Shivaji And AfzalKhan : A Story From the Life of Shivaji Maharaj

Feb 17, 2017 467

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On occasion of birth Anniversary of Shivaji, we are presenting a story from his life. Shivaji was a great warrior King and he established the Maratha empire in the second half of 1600s. In this story, Shivaji used guile to overpower Afzal Khan, who was a very powerful warrior. The moral of this story is that with wit and guile, one can overcome even a powerful enemy. You can learn more about this story at www.gaatha.co/shivaji

The Mouse With Seven Tails

Feb 14, 2017 824

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This story teaches us that we should not listen to others' taunts and teasing, and we should stand up for ourselves. A little mouse with seven tails gets seven wishes from her grandmother. Upon getting teased by her classmates in school for having so many tails, she makes one wish everyday and ends up losing one tail. Finally, she is left with no tails at all! You can learn more about this story at www.gaatha.co/seven-tails This story is from the Storyweaver collection from Pratham Books. Author: Bapsi Sidhwa . Illustrator: Sanjay Sarkar

मिनवा और डमप्वा के कारनामे Minwa Aur Dumpwa Ke Karname

Feb 10, 2017 764

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इन कविताओं का सेट Minwa Aur Dumpwa Ke kartoot, डॉ वी रघुनाथन द्वारा लिखित छोटी छोटी कहानियों की अगली कड़ी हैं। These short poems are the sequel to Minwa Aur Dumpwa Ke kartoot, written by Dr. V Raghunathan.

A Well Wisher

Feb 8, 2017 262

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This is a story from Panchatantra which teaches us a moral that there are very few people who are our true well wishers. In other words, we should not fall prey to false praise! A King who is very benevolent is taken advantage of by his subjects, One day, he realizes that something is wrong- and that he cannot have so many well wishers! After consulting with his minister, he comes up with a plan that helps him discover that none of his so called well wishers come to help him. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/well-wisher

The Brahman, The Thief and the Demon (ब्राह्मण, चोर और दानव ) Hindi Story

Feb 6, 2017 405

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This is a Hindi story from Pamchatantra which teaches us a moral that one should be careful in choosing one's company. यह कहानी एक ग़रीब ब्राह्मण के बारे में है, जिसे एक चोर और एक दानव क्षति पहचाना चाहते है। लेकिन क्या चोर और दानव अपने कोशिश में कामयाब होंगे? जांने के लिए सुनिए इस कहानी को। अधिक जानकारी के लिए जाइए www.gaatha.co/chor-danav इस वेब्सायट पर। Summary of this Panchatantra story in English: A thief decides to partner with a demon- the thief wants to steal a poor brahman's goats, while the demon wants to eat the brahman. Listen to this story to rind out what happens to both of them.

Everything Looks New- Story About Spring

Jan 31, 2017 335

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On occasion of Vasant Panchami (which also indicates that Spring has begun in India), we bring you a story from Storyweaver Collection from Pratham Books. A little girl describes the sights and sounds of Spring, and what it means to a child. This book is written by Mala Kumar and Manisha Chaudhary, and narrated by Sheerali Biju. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/Spring

गरीब आदमी का धन (The Poor Man's Wealth): Story in Hindi

Jan 28, 2017 369

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यह रामचंद और प्रेमचंद, दो पड़ोसियों की कहानी है। रामचंद एक ग़रीब किसान था, और प्रेमचंद एक साहूकार था। एक दिन प्रेमचंद ने रामचंदको थोड़ा धन रखने के लिए दिया इस वजह से रामचंद पर क्या बीतती है यह जान्ने के लिए यह कहानी सुनिए। इस कहानी का इंग्लिश अनुवाद सुनिए The Poor Man's Wealth इस कहानी में। This is the story of Ramchand and Premchand, two neighbors. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/dhan

Chatur Khargosh Aur Sher चतुर ख़रगोश और शेर

Jan 24, 2017 534

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Lion and the Hare is Panchatantra story that teaches a moral that we can win against a powerful enemy through wit. शेर और चतुर ख़रगोश एक पंचतंत्र की कहानी है । यह हमें सिखाती है की हम बुद्धि के माध्यम से एक शक्तिशाली दुश्मन के खिलाफ जीत सकते हैं।

Garmagaram Chaay Chahiye ( Hindi)गरमागरम चाय चाहिए (स्टोरी वीवर की कहानी)

Jan 22, 2017 504

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This is the Hindi version of the story Hot Tea And Warm Rugs. यह कहानी माला कुमार और मनीषा चौधरी ने लिखी है। इस कहानी में एक छोटी लड़की सर्दियों के सुखद वातावरण का वरणन करती है। आप www.gaatha.co/chaay पर इस कहानी के बारे में अधिक सीख सकते हैं।

Hot Tea And Warm Rugs

Jan 18, 2017 398

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In this story, a little girl describes the sights, sounds, festivals and of course food that makes winter enjoyable. This is from the Storyweaver collection of Pratham Books, written by Mala Kumar and Manisha Chaudhary, illustrated by Priya Kuriyan. You can learn more about this story at www.gaatha.co/Hot-tea

Moral Stories From Life of Swami Vivekananda

Jan 12, 2017 383

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January 12th marks the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, who was a Monk, an intellectual, and a role model for the youth in his day. In today's episode, we bring you two stories with morals- these are anecdotes from the life of Swami Vivekananda. The first story teaches us that we should not believe other peoples' words on face value, and we must verify others' claims. In the second story, we learn the the importance of honesty and integrity. You can learn more about Swami Vivekananda by visiting www.gaatha.co/vivekananda

Haathi Aur Choohon Ka Raja (Story in Hindi)

Jan 10, 2017 442

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In this story, a troupe of elephants travels from the area where a colony of mice live. In the process, many mice get killed. The King of the mice requests the King of the elephants for help. Listen to the story to learn what happens next. The moral of this story is that one should not underestimate others.

Guru Gobind Singh- The Expert Marksman

Jan 5, 2017 531

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In this episode, we narrate a story from the life of Guru Gobind Singh ji, the tenth Guru of the Sikhs. Today (January 5, 2017) marks his 350th anniversary. The moral of this story is that with discipline and practice, one can not only become strong and achieve great things, but we can also help others. You can learn more about this story and Guru Gobind Singh at www.gaatha.co/Guru-Gobind-Singh Image source: Wikipedia Story source: Public domain sources

मिनवा और डंपवा के करतूत

Jan 4, 2017 790

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मिनवा और डंपवा के करतूत इस पुस्तक में, डॉ वी रघुनाथन ने लिखा है । इस पुस्तक के लेखक डॉ वी रघुनाथन है। इस किताब को एक विनोदी रूप में लिखा है, और यह किताब दो भाग श्रृंखला में पहली है। इस पुस्तक में, दो बच्चों की हरकतों का वर्णन है। आप डॉ रघुनाथन के बारे में अधिक सीख सकते हैं : www.vraghunathan.com

The Broken Pot: Story from Panchatantra

Dec 31, 2016 326

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In this story, a Man keeps some rice in a pot and begins to imagine a better life for himself. In the process, he kicks the pot and all the rice spills over him. The moral of this story is that one should not daydream. You can learn more about this story at www.gaatha.co/broken-pot

खटमल और पिस्सू Khatmal Aur Pissu (Story in Hindi)

Dec 28, 2016 424

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इस कहानी में, एक पिस्सू जो एक राजा के महल में रहती चिंतित हो जाता है जब एक और बग महल में प्रवेश करता है। जब बग राजा को काटता है, तब राजा गुस्सा हो जाता है। राजा के कर्मचारी पिस्सू और बग की खोज करते हैं, वे दोनों पकड़े जाते हैं इस कहानी का नैतिक है कि एक अजनबी के शब्दों से सावधान रहना चाहिए। The English Version of this story The Bug And The Poor Flea is available on Baalgatha Podcast at http://www.gaatha.co/bug #kids #bedtimestories #storieswithmoreals #StoriesfromIndia

सबसे पहले क्रिसमस ट्री की कहानी (Hindi) The Story of The First Christmas Tree

Dec 24, 2016 323

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यह कहानी हमें बताती है कि कैसे ट्री क्रिसमस का एक महत्वपूर्ण हिस्सा बन गया है। लेकिन अधिक महत्वपूर्ण बात, कहानी यह भी सिखाती है कि हमें अच्छे कर्म करने चाहिये ... बालगाथा पॉडकास्ट कि अोर से मेरी क्रिसमस। #christmastree #storywithmorals

The Story of The First Christmas Tree

Dec 23, 2016 383

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This is the story that tells us how the Tree became such an important part of Christmas. But more importantly, the story also teaches us to be kind to those who are in need, and that good deeds will get rewarded... Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Baalgatha Podcast.

Bolti Gufa - Children's story from Panchatantra (in Hindi)

Dec 21, 2016 444

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This is a story about a clever fox and a hungry lion, which teaches us that we need to be alert and use common sense to save ourselves from danger. A hungry lion occupies the den of a fox, and the fox very smartly saves himself from getting killed by the lion. You can listen to the English version of this story at http://www.gaatha.co/cave यह एक चालाक लोमड़ी और एक भूखे शेर की कहानी है, जो हमें सिखाता है कि हम सामान्य ज्ञान का उपयोग करके खतरे से खुद को बचा सकता है । एक लोमड़ी बहुत चालाकी से शेर से खुद को बचाता है। इस पंचतंत्र की एक कहानी है। आप http://www.gaatha.co/cave पर इस कहानी के अंग्रेजी संस्करण सुन सकते हैं।

The Fox And The Crow

Dec 17, 2016 332

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This is a story from Panchatantra which teaches us a moral that we should be wary of people who praise you falsely. In this story, a crow who is very proud of her voice is falsely praised by a fox. In the process, the crow, who had a cheese in her mouth. drops the cheese and the fox carries it away. You can listen to more such stories by visiting www.gaatha.co

King Bruce And The Spider

Dec 14, 2016 217

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This story is based on the life of King Bruce of Scotland. He is defeated by his enemy six times, and yet he is able to win during the seventh attempt. How was he able to do it? He was inspired by a spider that he saw in the cave. The moral of this story is: try and try till you succeed. The Hindi version of this story is available as Raja Burush Aur Makdi. at http://www.gaatha.co/brush

Four Friends And A Lion

Dec 10, 2016 471

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This is a story from Panchatantra, in which four friends come across a skeleton while travelling in a forest. Three friends try to show off their knowledge by bringing the animal, in this case a lion to life, while the fourth, uses common sense and climbs a tree. The lion kills the three friends, the fourth is able to save his life. The moral of this story is that one should use common sense and should not be proud of their knowledge. The Hindi version of this story is called Char Dost Aur Sher. You can listen to it at www.gaatha.co/stories

The Eagle And The Crow (Enhanced)

Dec 7, 2016 228

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This story is from Panchatantra and is about a crow who tries to imitiate the actions of an Eagle and gets into trouble. The moral of this story is that one should not imitate others. Do you have an awesome Kids' story that you would like to share? You can write to us at contact@gaatha.co You can listen to many such amazing stories by visiting www.gaatha.co/stories

Lalach Buri Bala Hai Story With Moral in Hindi

Dec 3, 2016 333

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एक बूढ़ा शेर इतना कमजोर है कि वह भोजन के लिए शिकार करने में असमर्थ था बन गया था। एक दिन, वह एक सुनहरा चूड़ी पाता है और सोचता है कि वह एक मानव इस चूड़ी का उपयोग कर लुभाना सकता है, और फिर झपट पर उसे खाते हैं। शेर अपने मिशन में सफल हो सकता है? जानने के लिए यह कहानी सुनो। आप www.gaatha.co पर जाएँ ऐसी ही कमाल की कहानियों को सुनने के लिए ।

The Dog And The Donkey Panchatantra Story with a Moral

Nov 29, 2016 227

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Listen to more awesome stories at www.gaatha.co. Baalgatha is Number 1 ranked Kid's podcast on iTunes India. Today's story is as follows: Once a washer man had a donkey and a dog. It was a hot afternoon. The dog was sleeping under the shady veranda. There was some noise outside. The dog just lifted up his head and went back to sleep. The donkey asked, "Why don't you bark. It could be thieves". The dog replied, "Mind your own business". But the donkey would not listen. He wanted to save his master from thieves. He started to bray. The master who was sound asleep got wild with the donkey and came running out with a stick and beat up the donkey. MORAL : It is always better to mind our own business.

The Bug And The Poor Flea

Nov 25, 2016 339

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In this story, a flea who lives in a King's palace becomes alarmed when another bug enters the palace and wants to bite the King. The King gets angry when he is bitten by the new bug. When the King's servants discover the flea and bug, they are both taken to task. Moral of this story is that one should be careful of believing the words of strangers. You can listen to many such stories by visiting www.gaatha.co

The Cave That Talks - Story from Panchatantra

Nov 22, 2016 345

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This is a story from Panchatantra in which a Hare who is about to be eaten by a lion uses his wit to trick the lion, and is able to save his life. This is a story from Panchatantra. The moral of this story is that no matter how difficult the situation you are in , you can use your wit to overcome the difficulty. You can listen to more such awesome stories by visiting www. gaatha.co/stories.

The Irresponsible Ox

Nov 18, 2016 224

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A warrior had a horse and an ox. He used the horse for travelling and the ox was used for pulling load for the warrior. Once, the horse told the Ox that he had to go with the Master to fight the war. The Ox thought that he would be able to relax during this period, and not have to work. But the war came to an abrupt end because the enemy had surrendered. The Ox had plenty of work to do now! Moral: If you avoid responsibilities, you may have to work even harder. You can learn more about Baalgatha Podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co

Kauva Aur Baaz (Hindi Story With Moral)

Nov 16, 2016 265

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In this story, a Crow (Kauva) tries to imitate a Hawk (Baaz) and tries to catch rabbits for food. In the process, the crow is unsuccessful. This short story from Panchatantra teaches us a moral that we should not try to imitate others. You can listen to over 50 awesome Children's Bedtime stories on Baalgtha podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co/stories

The Two Headed Weaver

Nov 11, 2016 480

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This is a story from Panchatantra.

The Elephant and The Sparrow : Baalgatha Story in Hindi

Nov 9, 2016 441

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This is a story from Panchatantra in which two sparrows work take help of a bird, a frog, and other small animald to overpower an elephant. The moral of the story is that when the weak come together, they can defeat a powerful enemy.

Saudagar Aur Uska Loha (Hindi)

Nov 5, 2016 422

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A trader (Saudagar) leaves his iron with a friend. The friend sells the iron and keeps the money with himself. The Saudagar returns after many years and asks for his iron. The friend replies that the iron has been eaten by the mice. How the Listen to this story to learn how the Saudagar gets the iron back. The moral of the story is that one should not cheat their friends.

The Mice That Ate The Balance (Enhanced)

Nov 5, 2016 471

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Jveernadhana, a trader leaves a weighing scale (balance) at his friend Janak's house. Many years later, he returns to his village and asks Janak for his balance. Janak informs Jveernadhana that the mice in his house have eaten the balance. Listen to this story to learn how the trader very wisely gets back his balance. The moral of this story is that one should not cheat their friends.

The Story of The Potter

Oct 28, 2016 386

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This story from Panchatantra teaches a moral that one should not get too carried away with dreams.

Saanp Ke Saath Shaadi (Hindi)

Oct 26, 2016 551

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A snake is born in the family of a child-less couple. When the parents of this snake decide to seek a bride for their 'son', no parent is willing to come forward, But one man agrees to marry his daughter to the snake. One day, the snake turns into a handsome young man. It is because of a curse that the man was born as a snake.

The Mice That Ate The Balance

Oct 23, 2016 471

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This is a Baalgatha story in English that teaches a moral that even dishonest persons have to pay a price for their dishonesty.

Shubhchintak: Story of a Raja and His Advisor (Hindi)

Oct 19, 2016 283

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This is a story with a moral: one may find many well wishers, but well meaning persons are very few in this world. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/raja

A Poor Man's Wealth

Oct 14, 2016 291

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Ramchand and Premchand, two friends lead very different lives. Ramchand was a poor farmer, while Premchand was a landlord. Ramchand was always happy while Premchand was always worried that somebody will steal his wealth. Premchand gives some money to Ramchand, who is unable to sleep at night . He is afraid that the money will get stolen. In the process, Ramchand realizes that a lesson that money cannot give you everything. You can listen to this story by visiting http://www.gaatha.co/poor-mans-wealth

Raja Brush Aur Makdi

Oct 11, 2016 292

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This is a story in Hindi. Raja (King) Brush is defeated by his enemy, and he is forced to take refuge in a cave. There he sees a spider who is trying to climb on a wall. The spider is unable to hold its grip, and falls down. But after trying several times, the spider is able to climb the wall successfully. Brush gets inspired by this incident and gains the confidence of regaining his lost kingdom. He ultimately defeats his enemy. This story teaches a moral that when faced with hardship, one must not lose hope and keep trying continuously till they achieve success. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/brush. To subscribe to Baalgatha Podacst via WhatsApp, send a message on WhatsApp to +91-9850800464 or on iTunes at www.smarturl.it/baalgatha

The Brahman, the Thief and the Demon

Oct 7, 2016 454

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This story from Panchatantra is about a Brahman, a thief and a demon. A demon and a thief team up, with the plan that the thief will steal the Brahman's calves and the demon will eat the Brahman. In the process, they create a ruckus and the Brahman wakes up, and chases the demon and the thief away. The moral of this story is that when evil persons have a fallout, the good stand to gain. You can visit www.gaatha.co/demon to learn more about this story and subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast. Or, you can subscribe to this podcast on WhatsApp by sending a message to +91-9850800464.

Chatur Sevak Mir (Hindi)

Oct 5, 2016 439

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In this story, a King's servant (Mir) helps the king understand that one should not assume what other have to say to be the truth. One should use their judgement before believing others. You can learn more about Baalgatha Podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or subscribe on WhatsApp by sending a message "Subscribe me' on +91-9850800464

The Wise Monkey

Sep 30, 2016 323

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In this story, the leader of the monkeys saves his clan by his presence of mind. This is a story with a moral that one needs to do their proper research before jumping for an opportunity. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/wise-monkey Baalgatha is a podcast of Children's Bedtime stories. #storieswithmorals #bedtimestories #podcast

Shiva Aur Jeeva: Children's Story in Hindi

Sep 27, 2016 410

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Shiva Aur Jeeva is a Children's Bedtime story with a moral. It involves Shiva and Jeeva, two farmers, who get into a dispute because of jealousy. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/jeeva Baalgatha brings to you children’s bedtime story in audio like Storynory , Sparkle Stories and other children’s bedtime storytelling podcasts. You can subscribe to this podcast by writing to us at contact@mykitaab.in. Or, send us a message”Subscribe Baalgatha” on WhatsApp at +91-9850800464 to receive stories via WhatsApp.

Teen Padosi Panchatantra Story in Hindi

Sep 23, 2016 409

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Teen Padosi is a story in Hindi that teaches a moral that if we behave badly with others, we will not have any friends. The story is as follows: A monkey, a jackal and a rabbit live together : the monkey on the tree, the rabbit in a treehole, and the jackal nearby. They do not get along, and one day, the jackal commits an act that leaves him homeless and without friends. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/padosi Baalgatha brings to you children’s bedtime story in audio like Storynory , Sparkle Stories and other children’s bedtime storytelling podcasts. You can subscribe to this podcast by writing to us at contact@mykitaab.in. Or, send us a message”Subscribe Baalgatha” on WhatsApp at +91-9850800464 to receive stories via WhatsApp.

The Selfish Bats

Sep 21, 2016 249

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The Selfish Bats is a story of how the bats became nocturnal animals. This story teaches a moral that a fair weather friend is rarely accepted. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/bats Baalgatha brings to you children’s bedtime story in audio like Storynory , Sparkle Stories and other children’s bedtime storytelling podcasts. You can subscribe to this podcast by writing to us at contact@mykitaab.in. Or, send us a message”Subscribe Baalgatha” on WhatsApp at +91-9850800464 to receive stories via WhatsApp.

The Ass in a Lion's Skin

Sep 16, 2016 301

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The ass in a Lions Skin is a Jataka Story the ass's master puts the lion's skin over his beast and turns it loose to feed in the grain fields during his travels. The village watchman is usually too terrified to do anything but finally one of them raises the villagers; when they chase the ass, it begins to bray and betrays its true identity. The moral of the story is is not to trust to appearances and that clothes do not make the man. Baalgatha brings to you children’s bedtime story in audio like Storynory , Sparkle Stories and other children’s bedtimestorytelling podcasts.

Kauva Aur Saanp Panchatantra Story in Hindi

Sep 13, 2016 431

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The cobra and the crows is a panchatantra story of two crows and a cobra. The cobra eats all the eggs of the crows and they are very unhappy about it. The crows feel they are very weak and cannot fight the cobra . The ask their friend the jackal how to get rid of the wicked cobra. Does the jackal suggest a way which will help them? Moral of the story is : The weak can overcome the mighty using cunning and sound advise. You can also listen to this story by visiting http://www.gaatha.co/kauva Baalgatha brings to you children’s bedtime story in audio like Storynory , Sparkle Stories and other children’s bedtime storytelling podcasts. You can subscribe to this podcast by writing to us at contact@mykitaab.in. Or, send us a message”Subscribe Baalgatha” on WhatsApp at +91-9850800464 to receive stories via WhatsApp. Image Courtesy: Wikipedia Music by Bensound. Story Narrated by Sheerali Biju. You can listen to other awesome podcasts by Kamakshi Media, the creators of Baalgatha and MyKitaab Podcast by visiting www.kamakshimedia.in

The Eagle and the Crow

Sep 11, 2016 217

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This short story teaches us a moral that one should not try to imitate others! You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/crow

Saat Poochon Wala Chooha (Panchatantra Story in Hindi)

Sep 8, 2016 429

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Today's Baalgatha Story is a Hindi tale from Panchatantra- Saat Poochon Wala Chooha. The moral of this tale is that we should not try to change ourselves because of others. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/chooha You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! #Hindi #Panchatantra #bedtimestory #storieswithmorals

Two Goats on a Bridge

Sep 2, 2016 245

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Two goats across the bridge is a story with a moral . Two goats decide to cross the bridge but no one wants to give way to the other and end up fighting on the bridge. They both get drowned in the river. Other two goats on the other hand decide to cross the bridge but they realise that instead of fighting it is better to find a way to cross the bridge. One goat squats and the other crosses over the first goat and thus they are able to cross the bridge. Moral of the story is in times of crises , one should analyse the situation peacefully and tactfully and then act upon it. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/goats You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! #English #Panchatantra

Shikari aur Kabootar a Panchatantra Story in Hindi

Sep 1, 2016 417

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Shikari aur Kabootar is a Panchatantra story of pigeons and the hunter. The pigeons fall into the trap of the hunter when they are searching for food. They decide to face the situation bravely and fly along with the net. The moral of the story is unity is strength.

Hare on the moon Panchatantra Story

Aug 26, 2016 364

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Hare on the moon is a Jataka story of a hare, monkey, and otter and jackal. All the four decide to offer food to the beggars on an auspicious day i.e. day of upawasa. All the three animals gather food to be offered except the hare who gets some grass. He realises that the grass would not be enough and hence decides to sacrify himself as food. God hears this and takes a form of a beggar and asks him for food. As committed, the hare jumps into fire to sacrify himself but he is unhurt. The hare is surprised by this miracle. The God explains that he was testing his commitment and was impressed with him. The God took the hare along with him and put him on the moon. The moral of the story is good deeds always pays. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/moon You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! Image courtesy: openclipart.org and canva #English #Panchatantra

Chuhiya Ki Shaadi Panchatantra Story in Hindi

Aug 23, 2016 449

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Chuhiya ki Shaadi is a Panchatantra story of a female mouse and a rishi. The female mouse is transformed into a girl by the rishi. When she reaches marriageable age, rishi is in search of a perfect groom for her. She aspires to marry the mightestl groom and she realises that the mouse is the mightiest among all the men she meets and ends up marrying a mouse. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/chuhiya You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! #Hindi #Bedtimestories #Panchatantra

Dharmabuddhi and Paapabuddhi Panchatantra story in English

Aug 19, 2016 686

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Dharmabuddhi and Paapabuddhi is a Panchatantra story of two friends. One friend is a noble guy and the other is cunning.Both of them decide to go to foreign land and earn lot of money. On their return, they bury the treasure in the hollow of the tree. The cunning friend paapabuddhi steals the treasures keep in the hollow of the tree and blames dharmabuddhi. This matter goes to the court where dharmabuddhi proves his innocence. The moral of the story is one should not be in the company of evil persons as it may lead to our own harm. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/dharmabuddhi You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! #English #Panchatantra

Chalak Bhed Panchatantra Story in Hindi

Aug 16, 2016 301

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Chalak Bhed is a Panchatantra story of a lamb and a wolf. This story teaches us to beware of our enemy though they may sound harmless and deal with them tactfully. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/chalak-bhed You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! Image Courtesy:Wikimedia Commons.Music by Bendsounds Narrated by Sheerali Biju #Hindi #Bedtimestories #Panchatantra

Hunting with the Lion(English)

Aug 12, 2016 249

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Hunting with the lion is a Panchatantra story of a lion , a bear, a wolf and a jackal. All the 3 animals decide to join hands with the lion to do the hunting. All the four unite and hunt a buffalo.. They decide to divide the hunt in 4 equal parts but the lion objects and tell them as he had done the hunting and hence he should get three fourth of the share and they will have to fight with him to get the fourth part. This story teaches us if you have might then you are right. Hence it is advisable to deal with the might with wit. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/lions-share You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! Image courtesy:Wikipedia #English #Panchatantra#Bedtime stories

Billi , Teetar aur Khargosh(Hindi)

Aug 9, 2016 378

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Billi, Teetar aur Khargosh is a Panchatantra story about a cat, bird and a rabbit. It teaches the moral that we should not trust our enemies and in times of difficulties , one should not lose the presence of the mind. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/billi You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! Image courtesy openclipart.org #Hindi #Bedtimestories #Panchatantra

Frog who rode a snake (English)

Aug 5, 2016 533

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This is a Panchatantra story of a frog and a snake which teaches us to beware of getting deceived by others, including your friends. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/frog You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! Image courtesy: openclipart.org #English #Panchatantra

Bandar, Sher Aur Brahman बंदर, शेर और ब्राह्मण (Hindi)

Aug 2, 2016 410

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Bandar, Sher Aur Brahman is a Panchatantra story of a tiger, a monkey and a brahman. It teaches a moral that we should think about the consequences of our actions before acting. बंदर, शेर और ब्राह्मण पंचतंत्र की कहानी है जो हमें सिखाती है की हमें सोच समझ कर किसी की मदद करनी चाहिए। You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/brahman You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! Image courtesy openclipart.org #Hindi #Bedtimestories #Panchatantra

Lion and the Hare (English)

Jul 29, 2016 600

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This a Panchatantra story of a lion and the hare that teaches a moral that we can win against a powerful enemy also through wit. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/hare You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! Image courtesy:Twitter #English #Panchatantra

Khargosh aur Mendhak(Hindi)

Jul 26, 2016 285

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This a Panchatantra story of a rabbit and a frog that teaches a moral that we should not consider ourselves weak and give up in life. There are others who are weaker than us but they have the grit to fight against all odds. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/khargosh You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! Image courtesy openclipart.org #Hindi #Bedtimestories #Panchatantra

The Elephant And The King of The Mice

Jul 22, 2016 381

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This Baalgatha story, 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. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/elephant-mice #Baalgatha #panchatantra #story #bedtimestory #moral #jataka #storiesfromIndia

Bagh Aur Bagla (Hindi)

Jul 19, 2016 271

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Bagh Aur Bagla is a story from Panchatantra which features a tiger and a crane. A bone is stuck in the throat of a tiger, and a crane helps the tiger in removing it. When the crane asks the tiger for a reward, the tiger refuses. He goes on to tell the crane that it is the crane's good fortune that he did not eat the crane. The moral of the story is that one should stay far away from mean people. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/Bagla Image courtesy Wikipedia

The Capseller and the Monkeys

Jul 15, 2016 260

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This is a classic story that ends with a moral. A cap seller's caps are snatched away by the monkeys. The cap seller tries really hard to get the caps back, but the monkeys do not return the caps. In the end, the cap seller throws his cap on the grounds, and the monkeys happily copy his act. The moral of this story is that sometimes, a difficult problem may have a simple solution. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/capseller We would love to hear your feedback! You can write in the comments section below, or send us a message at contact@gaatha.co If you would like to be notified every time a new story has been released, you can add the number +91-9850800464 to your contacts. Then, send a message through WhatsApp or Hike Messenger which says “Add Baalgatha.” Image Courtesy Openclipart . Theme music by Bensounds. Story narrated by Sheerali Biju.

Char Dost Aur Sher (Hindi)

Jul 12, 2016 448

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This is a story from Panchatantra involving 4 friends and a lion. Three of the four friends try to use their knowledge in the wrong place and in the process bring a dead lion back to life. The lion kills the three friends. The fourth friend uses his common sense and climbs a tree and saves his life. You will find the more details about this story at www.gaatha.co/4-Dost We would love to hear your feedback! You can write in the comments section below, or send us a message at contact@gaatha.co If you would like to be notified every time a new story has been released, you can add the number +91-9850800464 to your contacts. Then, send a message through WhatsApp or Hike Messenger which says “Add Baalgatha.” Theme music by Bensounds. Story narrated by Sheerali Biju. #moral #panchatantra #hindi #story #bedtimestory

The Donkey Without a Brain?

Jul 8, 2016 495

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Today we bring you a classic story from Panchatantra in which a Donkey is fooled by a jackal and taken to the den of a lion. The cunning jackal takes advantage of the donkey's gullible nature and as a result, the lion kills the donkey. The jackal smartly eats the brain of the donkey, and ends up fooling the lion with his smartness. You can read more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/foolish-donkey #bedtimestory #panchatantra #India #moral

Bagh Aur Kutta (Panchatantra story in Hindi)

Jul 5, 2016 456

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Today we bring you a story from Panchatantra- Bach Aur Kutta (Hindi). A tiger and a dog become friends. The dog is well fed, while the tiger is hungry and very weak. The tiger asks the dog the secret behind his health. The tiger learns in the process that the dog is chained all day, and says that he values his freedom more, and would rather stay hungry. Image source: http://clipartsign.com

Shandili And The Sesame Seeds

Jul 2, 2016 393

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Shandili and The Sesame Seeds is a story from Panchatantra that teaches us an important message: One should not get carried away when someone makes an offer that is too good to be true. They should think clearly and asses the situation before accepting the offer. More details about this story can be found at www.gaatha.co/Sesame #panchatantra #jataka #story #bedtimestories #podcast #audio

Laalchi gwala (Hindi) Or The story of Greedy Milkman

Jun 29, 2016 373

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This is a story in Hindi- Lalchi Gwala, which means the Greedy Milkman. This is a simple story with a deep meaning- that one should not be greedy. You can read more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/gwala #jataka #panchatantra #hindi #stories #audio image couresy Prabhjot Singh, Behance.net

The Story of 2 Parrots

Jun 24, 2016 358

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We present a story from Jataka Tales- a story of 2 parrots who are brothers. The moral of the story is that patience is a virtue. The parrots live in a golden cage inside a King's palace. One of the parrots gets jealous when a Gibbon becomes center of attraction in the palace. But his brother asks him to remain patient. The notes for this story are available at www.gaatha.co/parrots You can listen to many such stories from Panchatantra, Jataka and other sources by visiting www.gaatha.co

Neela Siyar (Hindi)

Jun 20, 2016 468

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Neela Siyar is a classic tale from Panchatantra in which a Jackal, trying to escape the dogs that are chasing him, falls into a tub of blue paint. Upon his return to the forest, he proclaims himself as the King of the jungle, until his true identity is revealed one day. The moral of the story is that no matter how much we may pretend to be somebody we are not, one day our true identity will be revealed. You can learn more about this story at www.gaatha.co/Neela-Siyar #bedtimestory #hindi #Panchatantra #Jackal #childrenstories

The Singing Donkey

Jun 18, 2016 397

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Today we present the Story of The Singing Donkey. A washerman's donkey makes friends with a jackal and together the two of them steal cucumbers from a field. Ultimately, the donkey's insistence to sing lands him into trouble. You can listen to this story at www.gaatha.co/singing-donkey. If you would like to be notified every time a new story has been released, you can add the number +91-9850800464 to your contacts. Then, send a message through WhatsApp or Hike Messenger which says “Add Baalgatha.”

The Camel And The Bell

Jun 14, 2016 463

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This is the story of the Camel who has a bell tied around its neck- and how it results in doom for him. If you would like to be notified every time a new story has been released, you can add the number +91-9980955997 to your contacts. Then, send a message through WhatsApp or Hike Messeger which says "Add Baalgatha."

Four Treasure Seekers Panchatantra Story

Jun 11, 2016 708

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This is a story from Panchatantra involving four friends who leave their village in search of a better life. They find a Sage who shows them how they can find treasure. Three of the four friends find wealth, and jewels, but the fourth one has a different fate. The story teaches us not to be greedy and be happy with what we have received.

Sher, Siyar Aur Gadha (Hindi)

Jun 9, 2016 524

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This is a story from Panchatantra, featuring a Lion, a Fox and a Donkey. This story shows the wit and the smartness of the Fox, and the gullible nature of the Lion as well as the Donkey. You can visit www.gaatha.co to subscribe to our newsletter and receive updates every time a new story is posted. #story #panchatantra #bedtimestory #hindi #Podcast

The Unlucky Weaver Panchatantra Story

Jun 3, 2016 658

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This is the story of a weaver who earns money but the money gets taken away from him. He finally realizes that one should be happy with what one can enjoy,and more wealth does not mean more happiness. Did you find this story enjoyable? You can send your comments or feedback via email at contact@mykitaab.in or by whatsapp at +91-9850800464 . Thank you

The Cobra and The Crows Panchatantra Story

Jun 3, 2016 436

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The story of the Cobra and 2 crows is an example of how the weak can overcome the mighty using cunning and sound advise.

Makkhi Ka Lalach Panchatantra Story in Hindi

May 11, 2016 266

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In today's story, we learn how greed (Lalach) can have bad consequences. Using the example of flies (Makkhi) who do not give up their greed for honey, this story teaches a valuable lesson. Did you find this story enjoyable? You can send your comments or feedback via email at contact@mykitaab.in or by whatsapp at +91-9850800464 .

The Wedding of The Mouse Panchatantra Story

May 10, 2016 500

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The Wedding of The mouse is a Panchatantra story of a female mouse and a rishi. The female mouse is transformed into a girl by the rishi. When she reaches marriageable age, rishi is in search of a perfect groom for her. She aspires to marry the mightestl groom and she realises that the mouse is the mightiest among all the men she meets and ends up marrying a mouse. This is a fun filled story with a nice lesson for children and adults alike. This story narrated by Sheerali Biju. You can learn more about this story by visiting www.gaatha.co/mouse You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! Thank you

Badhai Aur Bandar Panchatantra Story in Hindi

May 9, 2016 413

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This is the story of the monkey and the carpenter with the learning that one should not copy other people's acts without learning the necessary skills. You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks!

Lambikin- The Classic Tale of the Lamb

May 7, 2016 540

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In this episode, Sheerali narrates the story of Lambikin, This is a classic tale translated in English and published by Sir Richard Burton. WE would love to hear your feedback! You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks!

Murkh Kachua Panchatantra Story in Hindi

May 6, 2016 430

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This is the story of the tortoise and the two birds- with a moral that one should not open their mouth at the wrong places! You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! #story #Hindi #Children #bedtimestory

The Lion, The Camel, The Jackal and The Crow

May 5, 2016 662

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This is a short tale in English, involving the lion, the camel, the jackal and the crow. The story ends with a useful learning for children. You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks! Image courtesy http://www.chandiramani.com/

Chatur Khargosh Aur Haathi Panchatantra Story in Hindi

May 4, 2016 702

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This is the story of the Khargosh (Hare) and Haathi. You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks!

Chimpu and the Crocodile Panchatantra Story

May 3, 2016 601

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Chimpu and the Crocodile is a Panchatantra story of a monkey and the crocodile. The crocodile wants to each Chimpu the monkey, but will he be successful? Or will Chimpu escape? Moral of the story is : Beware of fair weather friends. You can subscribe to this podcast by visiting www.gaatha.co/chimpu or writing us an email at contact@mykitaab.in. You can also send us a message by sending a message on WhatsApp or Hike Messenger at +91-9850800464 with the words "Subscribe Baalgatha". Thanks!