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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 …


Shivaji and Afzalkhan: How to Overcome a Powerful Enemy

Death of Afzal Khan at the hands of Shivaji

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 …


Hot Tea And Warm Rugs- Story About Winter

Baalgatha Story Hot Tea

In this story, a little girl describes the sights, sounds, festivals and of course food that makes winter enjoyable. You can listen to Hot Tea and Warm Rugs by clicking below. This is from the Storyweaver collection of Pratham Books, written by Mala Kumar and Manisha Chaudhary, illustrated by Priya Kuriyan. You can learn more …

Panchatantra, Podcast

The Broken Pot : Story from Panchatantra

The broken Pot Story on Baalgatha Podcast

In the story The Broken Pot, 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.   How did you find this story …

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King Bruce And The Spider

King Bruce And The Spider Kids' Story on Baalgatha Podcast

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 …

Panchatantra, Podcast

The Eagle And The Crow. Story from Panchatantra

The Crow and the Eagle

The eagle and the crow is a story from Panchatantra.In this story, a crow who tries to imitate 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 …

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The Selfish Bats Children’s Bedtime Story in English

The Selfish Bats Children's Bedtime Story on Baalgatha

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 listen to this story by clicking below: Baalgatha brings to you children’s bedtime story in audio like Storynory , Sparkle Stories and other children’s bedtime storytelling podcasts. …

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Hare on the Moon Jataka Story

Hare on the moon Panchatantra Story

Hare on the moon is a Jataka story of a hare, monkey , otter and jackal. The four animals decide to offer food to the beggars on an auspicious day. The call it the day of upawasa , i.e. a day when they decide to do penance and offer food to the beggars. The monkey and jackal …

Panchatantra, Podcast, stories with animals, Stories with morals

Hunting With The Lion (Lion’s Share) Panchatantra Story

Hunting With The lion (lions-share in Aesop's Fables)

Hunting with the lion is a Panchatantra story, of a lion , a bear, a wolf and a jackal(also known as lions-share in Aesop’s Fables). 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 …