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Birbal Meets Akbar in the Emperor's Darbar

9/9/2019
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In this story, we learn how a young man who had once met Akbar in the forest, goes to meet the Emperor. That young man is eventually called Birbal. What amusing experiences does he encounter during his first meeting with Akbar? What lesson do we learn from this incident? Listen to this story to learn more. This story was narrated by Madhur Kishore for Baalgatha Podcast. Music is obtained under Creative Commons license from incomptecech.com and other sources. To learn more visit...

Duration:00:07:12

The Story of Dadhichi Rishi

9/6/2019
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On occasion of the anniversary (Jayanti) of Dadhichi Rishi, listen to a story about his great sacrifice. Learn how Lord Indra used the Rishi's bones to make his weapon (Vajra) and kill a demon who had stopped the water supply on earth. The moral of this story is that one should think beyond one's own needs and act for the welfare of others. You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper,...

Duration:00:07:30

Grandpa Fish and the Radio

8/28/2019
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Grandpa Fish and the Radio is a short but sweet story about an old fish who lives int the river along with his family, as well as with tortoises and other creatures. Grandpa wants to listen to the news on the radio, but others do not let him listen. One day, finally he gets to listen a piece of news that will prove beneficial to all. What is this news and how does it benefit the community in the river? Listen to this story to learn more. About this story: Author: Venkataramana Gowda....

Duration:00:06:03

Festival fo Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan

8/16/2019
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Do you know that the festival of Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi has been celebrated since thousands of years? In this special episode,listen to three short stores or legends associated with Rakhi, including the story of Krishna and Draupadi, as well as the story of Rani Karnavati of Chittor and Humayun. Also learn how this festival is celebrated in Maharashtra. Finally, we have a special request for you. Did you celebrate the festival of Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan this week? If yes, send your picture...

Duration:00:05:10

Festival of Pateti and Nowruz

8/16/2019
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Do you know the story behind how Zoarastrians (or Parsis as they are called locally) came to India? Listen to this short story on Baalgatha Podcast to learn how and why Parsis celebrate the festival of Pateti and the Parsi New Year. You can subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:05:20

The Lord of Death

8/6/2019
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This is a story about a road which was considered to be deadly to travel. Some said that a scorpion was responsible for the death of the travellers, while others claimed it was a deadly snake. One day, an old man who was travelling down that road encountered a scary creature. He realizes that the creature was responsible for the deaths, and decides to follow the creature. What happens next? Why was the creature causing so much death, grief and unhappiness all around? Listen to this story to...

Duration:00:11:45

The Jackal and The Peahen

8/1/2019
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The Jackal and The Peahen A Jackal and a peahen are friends, and often eat together. The Peahen once eats plums and sows the seeds of the plum into the ground. She tells the Jackal that she is acting on the advise of her mother: In time, the trees grow tall and big and start yielding fruits. The Jackal feels offended and replies that he also buries the bones, hoping that a tree will grow out of the bones. Over time, the Peahen continues to make fun of the Jackal. What does the savage Jackal...

Duration:00:08:10

Mulla Naseeruddin and the Sultan's Horse

7/12/2019
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This is a story from one of the many tales of Mulla Naseeruddin, which teaches a moral that no matter how bad a situation may be, one should always find the bright side! Listen to how Mulla Naseeruddin saves himself from the wrath of the Sultan. You can listen to more such stories by visiting https://gaathastory.com/baalgatha If you would like to be notified every time a new story has been released, you can add the number +91-9850800464 to your contacts. Then, send a message through WhatsApp...

Duration:00:04:47

Shivaji and Afzal Khan (Repost)

6/11/2019
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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 that with wit and guile, one can overcome even a powerful enemy. This is a repost of the episode we had published in 2017 that's over teo ywars and over 120 episodes ago!

Duration:00:07:39

The Singing Donkey

6/1/2019
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Today we present the Story of The Singing Donkey. A washerman's donkey makes friends with a jackal and together the two of them steal cucumbers from a field. Ultimately, the donkey's insistence to sing lands him into trouble. You can listen to more such stories by visiting https://gaathastory.com/baalgatha If you would like to be notified every time a new story has been released, you can add the number +91-9850800464 to your contacts. Then, send a message through WhatsAp p which says “Add...

Duration:00:06:00

Two Goats Who Tried to Cross A Bridge

5/22/2019
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They both get drown in the river. Other two goats on the other hand decide to cross the bridge but they realise that instead of fighting it is better to find a way to cross the bridge. One goat squats and the other crosses over the first goat and thus they are able to cross the bridge. Moral of the story is in times of crises , one should analyse the situation peacefully and tactfully and then act upon it. You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts,...

Duration:00:03:38

The Spirit That Lived in The Tree

5/8/2019
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This is a story from the life of the Bodhisatta. Once a King decides to build a new palace, for which his workers decide to cut down a huge Sal tree. But a spirit resides in the tree, and it is worried that the younger trees that have grown around the big tree will also be destroyed int the process. He pleads with the King to spare the other trees. What does the King do? The moral of this story is that one should care for others- and that will not go in vain.

Duration:00:06:50

The Story of Akshay Tritiya

5/7/2019
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Today we bring to you an episode from Chants of India by Sriram, one of the shows from the gaatha story family of podcasts. Akshay Tritiya festival falls in the months of April and May, Sun and Moon are said to be at their planetary best, also known as Akha Teej. This day marks the Birth anniversaries of Lord Parshurama (6th incarnation of Lord Vishnu) and Goddess Annapurna. Ganesh and Ved Vyas started writing Mahabharata on this day. It is said that the river Ganga descended from Heaven to...

Duration:00:08:33

The Monkey and the Crocodile

5/3/2019
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Today we bring to you a story from our archives: the first ever Baalgatha story that we had published three years ago! Chimpu and the Crocodile is a Panchatantra story of a monkey and the crocodile. The crocodile wants to catch Chimpu the monkey because his wife wants to eat his heart. But will he be successful? Or will Chimpu escape? Listen to this story to learn more. Moral of the story is : Beware of fair weather friends. You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:00:08:24

Eat, My Coat, Eat! Story about Naseeruddin Hooja

4/23/2019
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Listen to this short story from the tales of Naseeruddin Hooja, which carries a powerful message. People will treat us differently depending on the types of clothes we wear. This story was narrated by Sheearli Biju for gaatha story. You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox, Hubhopper, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts. If you have any comments or feedback, you...

Duration:00:02:42

The Story of Good Friday and Easter

4/20/2019
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In this short episode about Good Friday and Easter, we learn about the story of crucification of Jesus Christ. We also learn about his reappearance, known as resurrection. This story was narrated by Sheerali for Baalgatha Podcast. How to Subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast? You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox, Hubhopper, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcasts. If you...

Duration:00:07:26

The Story of Gwashbrari

4/9/2019
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Listen to the updated version of this story. This is a story from Northern India, narrated by Sheerali Biju for Baalgatha Podcast. Originally titled "The Legend of Gwashbrari, The Glacier-Hearted Queen", this story was published in the book Tales of Northern India, compiled by Flora Annie Steel. How to Subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast? You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox, Hubhopper, Radio Public, Storiyoh, Tunein, Stitcher, and many...

Duration:00:10:02

The Story of the Stone Cutter

4/2/2019
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Listen to the story of a stone cutter, who wants to become the most powerful in the world. In the process, he is helped by a spirit of the mountain. The spirit helps the stone cutter become the most powerful person in the world, and he becomes a rich man,a Prince, the Sun, a cloud, and a mountain. But finally, what does he become? You may find t his story very similar to the tale The Wedding of the Mouse, and both stories carry a message that we should be happy with who we are and not desire...

Duration:00:12:14

The Wedding of The Mouse (Repost)

3/27/2019
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Listen to this story from our archives- a Panchatantra tale, brought to you by gaatha story. In this story, a Guru rescues a small mouse. When she grows up, he starts on a quest to find her a husband. What happens next? This story was narrated by Sheerali Biju for Baalgatha Podcast. You can also listen to the Hindi version of this story on Baalgatha Hindi Podcast - titled Chuhiya Ki Shaadi. How to Subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast? You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:00:07:18

The Mirror of Matsuyama- a Tale from Japan

3/19/2019
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Today we bring you to another story from Japan- the Mirror of Matsuyama. A young girl called Matsuyama lives with her father and mother in a remote village in Japan. One day, her father brings gifts for Matsuyama and her mother. The gifts include a mirror. What happens next? Listen to this story to learn more. How to Subscribe to Baalgatha Podcast? You can subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, JioSaavn, Castbox, Deezer, Hubhopper, Radio Public,...

Duration:00:06:33