Folktales For Kids

A dog and a son-in-law: Witty tale of Akbar Birbal

A dog and a son-in-law

One day, Emperor Akbar said to Birbal, “Birbal! Bring me two such animals – one of which has a sense of gratitude and the other who forgets all this and takes to treachery.” After thinking deeply over the matter, Birbal brought a dog and his own son-in-law to the court. He presented them before the Emperor, and said, “Maharaj, I …

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चतुर सुनार: भारत की एक रोचक लोककथा बच्चों के लिए

चतुर सुनार

चतुर सुनार: एक समय की बात है – एक राजा था, जिसे अपने बुद्धिमान होने का बड़ा घमंड था। उसका विशवास था कि पूरे राज्य में एक भी ऐसा नही है, जो उसे धोका देकर साफ़ निकल जाए। एक दिन यह बात उसने मंत्रियों से कही। सबने हकमी भर दी, सिवाय एक के। राजा को बड़ा आश्चर्य हुआ। “क्या तुम …

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श्री गणेश जी: सर्वप्रथम उनकी पूजा – आखिर क्यों!

श्री गणेश जी: सर्वप्रथम उनकी पूजा - आखिर क्यों!

Our devotion gets redoubled when we find Ganapati available in the home or temple. We all have special and dedicated reverence towards Ganapati. The Hindu people across the world (specially India) do worship this omnipresent God first. Though the people of the world do worship this powerful elephant headed God first, very rare numbers of people know why Lord Ganesha …

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गणेश जन्म: हिंदी पौराणिक कथा

गणेश जन्म: हिंदी पौराणिक कथा

गणेश जन्म: हिंदी पौराणिक कथा – Lord Ganesha is one of the most widely worshiped deities in the Hindu patheon. Ganesha is widely revered as the Remover of Obstacles and more generally as Lord of Beginnings and Lord of Obstacles (Vighnesha (विघ्नेश, विघ्नेश्वर)), patron of arts and sciences, and the deva of intellect and wisdom. Ganesha has been represented with …

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Krishna’s Childhood in Vrindavana

Krishna's Childhood in Vrindavana

Krishna’s Childhood in Vrindavana: When Yasoda and Nanda found Krishna as their son, they performed all the religious ceremonies in secret, to avoid Kansa’s wrath. The family astrologer, Gargamuni, told the family, “Your son Krishna is the Supreme Personality of Godhead. He will protect you from Kansa’s persecutions, and by His grace only, you will surpass all difficulties. Therefore raise …

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Krishna Kills the Snake Demon Aghasura

Krishna Kills the Snake Demon Aghasura

Krishna Kills the Snake Demon Aghasura: One day the cowherd boys were playing their games, such as imitating peacocks and running after birds’ shadows on the ground, when they came upon a mountain cave. This was actually a demon-brother of Putana‘s, who had expanded himself into an eight-mile long snake to kill the boys. The opening to the cave was …

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Dark Below The Lamp: Moral Story From Akbar Birbal

Dark Below The Lamp: Moral Story From Akbar Birbal

Dark Below The Lamp: Once, the Emperor and Birbal were sitting in the palace balcony and watching the sunrise. The sunrays falling on the sparkling waters of the Yamuna river gave it a golden sheen. The Emperor used to watch this natural beauty everyday. Suddenly, their attention was diverted due to a loud noise. They noticed some thieves running after …

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