Folktales In English

Folktales In English

Guru Gobind Singh: Uncommon Games and Related Stories

Guru Gobind Singh: Uncommon Games and Related Stories – Prince Gobind Rai was hardly five when he started to get weapon training. He began to break pitchers of women carrying water with the aim of his catapult. The women whose pitchers were broken would complain to his revered mother. The mother used to by them brass utensils which would not break …

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Guru Gobind Singh: Childhood of 10th Sikh Guru

Guru Gobind Singh - The Childhood

Guru Gobind Singh: Childhood of 10th Sikh Guru – The tenth Guru Spent his first five years in Patna itself and did his basic schooling there. Along with the religious scriptures, he also studied the Bihari language at Patna. His Uncle, Bhai Kripal, trained him in archery and swordsmanship and soon he became a great marksman. When Guru Tegh Bahadur returned …

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Guru Arjan Dev Ji Teachings And Related Stories

Guru Arjan Dev Ji Teachings And Related Stories – Prithi Chand continued to pester the Guru to stop his religious and social activities. He tried to harm the Guru in whatever way he could. He became violently hostile and filled the path of the Guru with thorns. Guru Arjan was fortunate in having the loyal support of Bhai Budha and …

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King Shibi: Old Classic Indian Folktales

King Shibi

King Shibi was a great ruler. Everything he did was right and noble. He was very kind-hearted. He loved his subjects like his children. He loved animals too and looked after their welfare. He was very charitable and no needy man went away from him without help. He protected the weak against the strong. If anybody sought asylum with him, …

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Sundan and Upasundan: Old Classic Indian Tale

Sundan and Upasundan: Old Classic Indian Tale

Sundan and Upasundan were two Asura Princes. They were brothers and looked almost alike. They were strong and could do many wonderful feats of strength. It was said that each brother could lift an elephant by the tail, whirl it and throw it miles and away. Sundan and Upasundan loved each other so much that nothing could ever divide them. …

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