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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

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9980955997


Episodes

Hanuman Jayanti and Birth of Lord Hanuman

4/16/2019
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On occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, the birth day of Lord Hanuman, we are super excited to publish this episode about the Birth of Hanuman. Do you know the story behind his birth, and how it is related to the birth of Lord Ram? This story has some interesting elements- for example, Why and how did Shiva agree to be born as Anjani's son? Why did Hanuman decided to swallow the Sun? Listen to this story to learn more. You can also listen to this story on Baalgatha Podcast, available at...

Duration:00:22:46

The Charmed Ring -From our Archives

4/9/2019
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We bring to you a story from our archives: The Charmed Ring. This is the story about a merchant's son who is helped by a cat, a dog and a snake.This story was translated into English by Joseph Jacobs in the early 20th century. You can listen to this and many such stories on Storytel App! Visit https://gaathastory.com/mythsandlegends to learn more and to start a free 14 day trial. You can subscribe to Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher,...

Duration:00:25:04

The Considerate Hunter: The Story of Ajakasi

4/9/2019
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We are publishing this story from Africa, a story that is very similar to The Fortune Teller's Prophecy, which was previously published on Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast. This story was obtained from public domain sources, but has been revised and rewritten by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story. Music and images obtained from public domain sources or Creative Commons license. You can listen to this and many such stories on Storytel App! Visit...

Duration:00:30:05

The Jeweled Arrow: Part III The Conclusion

4/2/2019
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Learn how Prince Shringabhuja finally overcomes all his hurdles, rescues his lady love, and become King Shringabhuja! sThis story was obtained from public domain sources, but has been revised and rewritten by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story. Music and images obtained from public domain sources or Creative Commons license. You can listen to this and many such stories on Storytel App! Visit https://gaathastory.com/mythsandlegends to learn more and to start a free 14...

Duration:00:25:14

The Jeweled Arrow-Part II

3/26/2019
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Listen to Part II of this three part story. Prince Shringabhuja is sent into exile by his father, and the young prince being s a series of adventures. Along the way, he sees a beautiful girl named Roopshikha. Will she be his lady love? Listen to learn more. This story was obtained from public domain sources, but has been revised and rewritten by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story. Music and images obtained from public domain sources or Creative Commons license. You can...

Duration:00:26:36

The Jeweled Arrow- Part I

3/19/2019
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Listen to Part I of the three part Story- The Jeweled Arrow. This is the tale about a King who has a wicked wife called Gunavarna, a magician who has a beautiful daughter, and the adventures of a young Prince Shringabhuja. And how does the Jeweled Arrow fit into all this? Listen to learn more. This story was obtained from public domain sources, but has been revised and rewritten by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story. Music and images obtained from public domain sources...

Duration:00:23:19

Vikram The Brave Warrior

3/12/2019
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Listen to the story of Vikram The Brave Warrior, who stars his life as a weaver, but goes on to kill and elephant, a tiger, and defeat the King's enemy. He even becomes a King himself. But why was he called Vikram the Brave? Listen to learn more. This story was obtained from public domain sources, but has been revised and rewritten by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story. Music and images obtained from public domain sources or Creative Commons license. Audio editing by...

Duration:00:25:27

The Crow and His Three Friends

3/5/2019
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This is the story of an old and lonely crow and how he makes friends - a deer, a tortoise, and a mouse. The four creatures live happily in a forest along the banks of a river. Until one day, when the deer gets caught in a hunter's net. What happens next? Listen to this story to learn more. You can listen to Why The Fish Laughed? and many such stories on Storytel App! Visit https://gaathastory.com/mythsandlegends to learn more and to start a free 14 day trial. You can subscribe to Myths,...

Duration:00:35:00

Why The Fish Laughed?

2/26/2019
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Today we bring to you a story Why The Fish Laughed. This story has a that has a strange title, but it has a lot to teach us. Once, a fish tells the Queen of a Kingdom, "It is a he, pretending to be a she". The Queen is confused and intrigued by this comment and asks the King to investigate this matter. The King in turn asks his minister to find the answer, and gives the latter six months - otherwise the minister would be put to death. The minister asks his son to travel to nearby Kingdoms....

Duration:00:23:21

The Three Calamities- Part II

2/19/2019
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In Part I of this story, we learnt how King Alkesh met three brilliant and faithful ministers, through the incident of The Lost Camel. We also came to know about the prophecy of the goddess through the story of the Three Calamities. The goddess had prophesized that three dangers threatened the life of King Alkesh. Bodhaditya, one of his ministers, was able to save the King. But what happens next? Listen to the second and concluding part of this story to learn more. This story is from the...

Duration:00:27:37

The Three Calamities- Part I

2/12/2019
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Listen to this part one of the two part series. Beginning with the story of the Lost Camel, we learn how King Alakesh meets three brilliant ministers. We learn how the three ministers meet the, King and join his court. We also find out how one of the ministers is able to save the king from two of the three calamities that have been mentioned in the prophecy of a goddess. This story is from the collection Tales of the Sun- Stories from South India, compiled by Georgiana Kingscote in the late...

Duration:00:26:09

The Faithful Prince- Part II

2/4/2019
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Listen to Second and concluding part of this story about Prince Beharamji and his adventures as he meets his lady love, but loses his Kingdom and is forced to live in the woods as a hunter. Will he be able to regain his Kingdom? Or will he encounter further challenges and our Hero's journey continue with different adventures? Visit gaathastory.com/mythsandlegends to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn, Castbox, Hubhopper, Storiyoh,...

Duration:00:24:58

The Faithful Prince- Part I

1/29/2019
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Listen to Part One of this Two Part story form Northern India. The Faithful Prince is a story about Prince Beharamji and his beautiful wife, who meet under the most unusual circumstances. The Prince then meets with a series of challenges, including losing his dear horse and dog, as well as his Kingdom. This forces the newly married Prince and his wife to live as hunters in the woods. But does fate have only challenges in store for them? Visit gaathastory.com/the-faithful-prince to learn more...

Duration:00:23:42

Princess Aubergine

1/22/2019
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Listen to the story of Princess Aubergine, who falls in love with a King, gets married, and... well, a wicked sorceress succeeds in her evil plans and the King and Aubergine are separated. What happens next? Listen to this story to learn more. Originally obtained public domain sources, this tale has been revised and rewritten by Amar Vyas for gaatha story. Visit gaathastory.com/mythsandlegends to learn how you can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Saavn,...

Duration:00:26:58

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