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From the creators of Baalgatha comes a new podcast- Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India, which brings to you amazing stories from India. Come with us to a land of magic,fairies, Kings, Queens.Come join us and experience a magical ride with new stories every week in this new and exciting show brought to you by Kamakshi Media.

From the creators of Baalgatha comes a new podcast- Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India, which brings to you amazing stories from India. Come with us to a land of magic,fairies, Kings, Queens.Come join us and experience a magical ride with new stories every week in this new and exciting show brought to you by Kamakshi Media.
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From the creators of Baalgatha comes a new podcast- Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India, which brings to you amazing stories from India. Come with us to a land of magic,fairies, Kings, Queens.Come join us and experience a magical ride with new stories every week in this new and exciting show brought to you by Kamakshi Media.

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@gaathastory

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English

Contact:

9980955997


Episodes

The Barber's Clever Wife

1/15/2019
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The Barber's Clever Wife is the tale of the wit, presence of mind, and bravery of a woman who happens to be married to a barber. Listen to this tale to learn how she outwits a gang of robbers and has them arrested. This story is nearly identical to Chandralekha and the Eight Robbers, which was published previously on Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast. Visit gaathastory.com/mythsandlegends to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts,...

Duration:00:31:45

The Bear's Bad Bargain

1/7/2019
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In this hillarious tale, an old man meets a bear in a forest and the bear agrees to carry a load of wood to the man's house in exchange for some tasty food. But do the humans honor their share of the deal? Or will they take advantage of the bear's simplicity? Listen to this story to learn more. Visit gaathastory.com/mythsandlegends to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, Hubhopper, and many other fine websites and apps...

Duration:00:18:42

Princess Pepperina

1/1/2019
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Listen to the first story of the New Year from Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast: Princess Pepperina. She is raised by a magician, marries a King who ends up losing her, and then... But before that you may wonder, why was she called Princess Pepperina? Listen to this story to find out. Visit gaathastory.com/mythsandlegends to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, Hubhopper, and many other fine websites and apps...

Duration:00:24:11

The Merchant of Seri (The Story of Two Merchants)

12/25/2018
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This is a story from Jataka Tales about two merchants, and is known as The Merchant of Seri or The Story of Two Merchants. The story goes as follows: once upon a time, there were two merchants in a village. One of them was kind hearted and honest, while the other was short tempered and greedy. One day, both traveled to a nearby town to sell their wares. They separately met an old woman and her grand daughter. The old woman had a plate made of gold. Both the merchants made an offer to the...

Duration:00:15:22

Prince Shersingh and his Three Friends- Part IV

12/18/2018
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In this Fourth and concluding part of this story, we learn how Sher Singh and his three friends- Ram Singh, Bhairav Singh and Sajjan face the magician Poorak. Will they be able to defeat the evil magician and rescue Princess Swati? Visit gaathastory.com/podcasts to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcast. Originally titled Prince Lion Heart and His Friends, this...

Duration:00:17:58

Prince Shersingh and his Three Friends- Part III

12/11/2018
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In Part II we learnt that Poorak the Magician was about to reveal a secret to Princess Swati. Listen to this third part in the series to learn how the young Prince Sher Singh is trapped and his friends Bahravsingh, Ramsingh and Sajjan come to his aid. Visit gaathastory.com/mythsandlegends to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcast. Originally titled Prince Lion...

Duration:00:21:09

Prince Shersingh and his Three Friends- Part II

12/4/2018
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This week we bring to you Part II of the Four Part series: Prince Sher Singh and His Three Friends. Sher Singh continues on his journey, having ensured that his three companions: Bhairavsingh, Ramsingh and Sajjan have each been rewarded with a Kingdom, and married off. What new lands will Sher Singh Travel? Has he parted ways with his friends forever? Listen to this story to learn more. Visit gaathastory.com/mythsandlegends to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:00:21:38

Prince Shersingh and his Three Friends- Part I

11/27/2018
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This week we bring to you Part I of this Four part series, Prince Sher Singh and His Three Friends. Listen to the tales of adventure, bravery, and intelligence in this first part, as Sher Singh sets off on a journey with is friends Bhairavsingh, Ramsingh and Sajjan. Visit gaathastory.com/mythsandlegends to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcast. Originally...

Duration:00:21:22

The Strange Adventures of the Beetle and the Silk Thread

11/20/2018
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Listen to this episode about the wit of a minister, the wrath of a King and the devotion of a wife. Dhairyasheel was a minister in the court of King Surya Pratap of ALlahabad. The King was short tempered, and one day, he managed to earn the King's wrath. The King ordered that his minister be sent to his death. The minister seeks the help of his wife, Buddhi Mati. Will the clever and devoted wife be able to save her husband? What role do they beetle and the silk thread have to play in this...

Duration:00:26:51

The Legend of Moti- Part II

11/13/2018
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Moti continues his further adventures after he has fought with and captured a tiger. Will Moti be able to impress the King again? Listen to this part II to learn more. For an uninterrupted experience, you can [listen to stories from Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast on Storytel](https://www.storytel.in/books/623784-The-Legend-of-Moti). Or, visit gaathastory.com/legend-moti to learn more. You can listen and subscribe to Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast on Apple...

Duration:00:20:43

The Legend of Moti- Part I

11/6/2018
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Listen to the story of Moti, a young man who sets off from his home to earn a living. Along the way, he encounters a series of adventures, including getting robbed by a couple of horse traders, and he also has a duel with a tiger. Visit gaathastory.com/legend-moti to learn more. You can listen and subscribe to Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts. Visit mythsandlegendsindia.com to learn more. Form there, you can also leave us...

Duration:00:18:49

The Merchant's Three Daughters

10/31/2018
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The Merchant's Three Daughters is a delightful story of a young girl, who is the youngest daughter of a rich merchant. She earns her father's wrath, and is forced to leave her house. After traveling far, she starts her new life as a maid in the house of another rich merchant, where she meets the merchant's son during a dance. What happens next? Will the father forgive his daughter? What does the young man think about the merchant's daughter? Listen to this story to learn more. You can listen...

Duration:00:32:01

Chandralekha and the Eight Robbers- Part II

10/24/2018
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Listen to the second and the concluding part of the story, Chandralekha and the Eight Robbers. In the first port, we learnt how a young woman by the name of Chandralekha discovered the treasure looted by Eight robbers, and how she brought it to her house. In turn, the chief of the robbers learnt of her identity! Will the robbers be able to recover their treasure? How will they take revenge on Chandralekha? Or, will Chandralekha be able to outwit the robbers again? Listen to this story to...

Duration:00:34:21

Chandralekha And The Eight Robbers - Part I

10/17/2018
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Listen to this exciting tale of adventure, intelligence and bravery displayed by Chandralekha, the daughter of a dancer who once lived in the an ancient city in Southern India. Out of revenge, her guru causes the people of her town that she is possessed by a demon. To rid herself of the evil spirits, she has to visit a dark forest in the middle of the night. There, she encounters a gang of robbers. What happens next? Listen to this story to learn more. You can listen and subscribe to Myths,...

Duration:00:24:23

The Ruby Prince

10/9/2018
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The Ruby Prince is the story of love, loss and regaining what is lost. A poor brahman once finds a ruby while walking down a street. He exchanges the Ruby for gold coins with the King, who in turns asks his Queen to store the ruby carefully. To her surprise, twelve years later the Ruby turns into a handsome Prince. Listen to the adventures of this Prince, how he slays an Ogre, marries a Princess, and then disappears. Will the Princess be able to find her beloved husband? Listen to find out....

Duration:00:23:36

The Fish Prince

10/3/2018
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The story of the Fish Prince is a tale of jealousy and treachery, but also of love and dedication. A young prince is cursed and turned into a fish by his brother's wife. The fish swims and travels to a distant land, where he is adopted by the Queen of that Kingdom. One day, she decided to get him married. What happens next? Will the Fish Prince find a bride? Listen to this story to learn more. This story was revised and rewritten by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheearli Biju for [gaatha...

Duration:00:16:54

Prince Adhura... The Half Prince

9/26/2018
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Prince Adhura, or the Half Prince, is a delightful little tale of a Prince who was half-born. He had one hand, one leg, one eye, and… you get the picture. His step brothers - the other princes in the palace, always make fun of him, and are so jealous of him that they throw him into a well, get him tied to a tree, and many other pranks. But Prince Adhura has the last laugh, maybe because he finds his lady love. Do you want to know how? And how did he come to be born this way? Listen to this...

Duration:00:30:03

The story of a Beggar, his Wife, and Five Pancakes

9/18/2018
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This is a delightful little tale from Southern India, about a beggar, his wife, and their love for pancakes or Dosas. Once, a beggar's wife makes five pancakes for their meal. The husband and wife eat two dosas (pancakes) each, but they are unable to decide who will eat the fifth. So, they agree to challenge one another: the first person to speak would lose the challenge. What happens next? Listen to this tale to learn more. Originally titled The Beggar and the Five Muffins from the book...

Duration:00:14:12

The Story of of Lord Ganesh .. on Ganesh Chaturthi

9/11/2018
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On occasion of the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, we bring to you the story of Lord Ganesh, his brother Kartik, their parents Lord Shankar and Goddess Parvati, and the one and only Narad Muni. This story was earlier published on [Baalgatha Podcast](https://baalgatha.com) and was loved by our listeners. We think you will like it too! You can listen and subscribe to Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast on [Apple...

Duration:00:16:44

A Lesson for Kings: How The Virtuous are Respected

9/6/2018
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This is a story from Jataka tales, about King Brahmadatta of Benaras (Varanasi). He was an incarnation or avatar of the Bodhisatta, and was known for his righteousness and virtues, and he was respected by one and all. One day, he decided to travel to enquire from his subjects if they had any advise or complaints about him. Upon his return, he met the King of Kosala, who was his equal in almost every respect. But what was the one quality because of which King Brahmadatta was considered...

Duration:00:12:17