Tag: Childrens’ Bedtime Stories


फिर एक बार ख़रगोश और कछुआ – EK Bar Phir Khargosh Aur Kachua (Hindi)

EK Bar Phir Khargosh Aur Kachua

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 …


शेर की चमड़ी में गधा पंचातंत्र की कहानी (The Ass in Lion’s Skin)

शेर की चमड़ी में गधा पंचातंत्र की कहानी The Ass in Lion's Skin. Story in Hindi

This is the story of a donkey (gadha) who wears the skin of a lion.  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 …


Stories About The Festival of Holi

The Story of Holi. Listen on Baalgatha Podcast

On the 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 …


Onakke Obavva’s Bravery : How To Overcame A Powerful Enemy Using Presence of Mind

THe hole where Onakke Obavva stood guard

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 Story of Shiva and Mahashivratri

Shiva and Parvati

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 …


The Wise Monkey चतुर बंदर पंचतंत्र की कहानी

The Wise Monkey Story on Baalgatha Podcast

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। 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 …


मिनवा और डुमप्वा के कारनामे Minwa Aur Dumpwa Ke Karname

Baalgahta Podcast Minwa Aur Dumpwa

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. मिनवा और डुमप्वा के कारनामे सुन ने के लिए नीचे click करें How did you find this …


Everything Looks New: Story About Spring

Everything Looks New- Story on Baalgatha Podcast about Spring

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. You can listen to this story by clicking below This book is written …


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

Garib Aadmin Ka Dhan. Story in Hindi on Baalgatha Podcast

गरीब आदमी का धन यह कहानी 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 …