Folktales

Folktales is a general term for different varieties of traditional narrative. The telling of stories appears to be a cultural universal, common to basic and complex societies alike. Even the forms folktales take are certainly similar from culture to culture, and comparative studies of themes and narrative ways have been successful in showing these relationships. Also it is considered to be an oral tale to be told for everybody.


 

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When Goddess Lakshmi Begged
Long Long ago there was a king in Jaiselmer whose name was Rawal Prithvi Singh...
Festival > Diwali
Jaisalmer > India
 

The Banjaran Mother
Rajasthani Folktales: somewhere in Rajasthan there lived a nomad who owned a big herd of sheep, goats and oxen...
Festival > Mothers Day
Jaipur > India
 

A Great Sacrifice
Panna placed her own sleeping son Chandan, on the bed of Uday Singh...
Bravery > Rajasthani
Chittor > India
 

Phiroza and Viramdeo Songira
Rajasthani Folktales: Kanhardeo accepted the proposal of marriage, but put up three conditions. He asked 12 lakh of rupees, three years' time for building a suitable palace at Jalore and performing marriage ceremony as per Hindu rituals...
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Nihalde and Sultan
Rajathani Folktale - Near the village, village women in their colourful dresses were busy getting water from the well. They were singing the famous Rajasthani folk song Panihari...
English
 

Justice By Parables
Rajasthani Folktales: one of the princely states of Marwar there ruled a king called Karni Singh...
English
 

 

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