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How a Pen is Mightier Than a Sword

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was an Indian pro-independence activist, lawyer, politician, poet, writer and playwright. On occasion of his death anniversary on 26th February, we present a story from his life- where he told the police that a pen is mightier than a sword. You can learn more about Veer Savarkar and his story by visiting

Duration: 00:03:40

The Story of Shiva and Mahashivratri

On occasion of Mahashivratri (the grand night of Lord Shiva) we bring to you two short stories related to this festival. The first story is about a tribal who accidentally showered 1,000 leaves from a bilva tree on to the Shivlinga. In the second story, we narrate how Shiva settled a dispute between Brahma and Vishnu. You can learn more about this festival by visiting

Duration: 00:07:21

The Wise Monkey चतुर बंदर पंचतंत्र की कहानी

यह कहानी पंचतंत्र की कहानियों में से एक है। इस कहानी से हमें यह शिक्षा मिलती है की हमें सोच समझ कर निर्णय लेना चाहिए। इस कहानी को आप हमारी वेब्साइट पर भी सुन सकते है। In this story, a wise monkey, who is leader of the monkeys, saves his clan by his presence of mind. This is a story with a moral that one needs to do their proper research before jumping for an opportunity.

Duration: 00:03:49

Shivaji And AfzalKhan : A Story From the Life of Shivaji Maharaj

On occasion of birth Anniversary of Shivaji, we are presenting a story from his life. 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. You can learn more about this story at

Duration: 00:06:17

The Mouse With Seven Tails

This story teaches us that we should not listen to others' taunts and teasing, and we should stand up for ourselves. A little mouse with seven tails gets seven wishes from her grandmother. Upon getting teased by her classmates in school for having so many tails, she makes one wish everyday and ends up losing one tail. Finally, she is left with no tails at all! You can learn more about this story at This story is from the Storyweaver collection from Pratham Books....

Duration: 00:12:15

मिनवा और डमप्वा के कारनामे Minwa Aur Dumpwa Ke Karname

इन कविताओं का सेट Minwa Aur Dumpwa Ke kartoot, डॉ वी रघुनाथन द्वारा लिखित छोटी छोटी कहानियों की अगली कड़ी हैं। These short poems are the sequel to Minwa Aur Dumpwa Ke kartoot, written by Dr. V Raghunathan.

Duration: 00:11:14

A Well Wisher

This is a story from Panchatantra which teaches us a moral that there are very few people who are our true well wishers. In other words, we should not fall prey to false praise! A King who is very benevolent is taken advantage of by his subjects, One day, he realizes that something is wrong- and that he cannot have so many well wishers! After consulting with his minister, he comes up with a plan that helps him discover that none of his so called well wishers come to help him. You can learn...

Duration: 00:03:16

The Brahman, The Thief and the Demon (ब्राह्मण, चोर और दानव ) Hindi Story

This is a Hindi story from Pamchatantra which teaches us a moral that one should be careful in choosing one's company. यह कहानी एक ग़रीब ब्राह्मण के बारे में है, जिसे एक चोर और एक दानव क्षति पहचाना चाहते है। लेकिन क्या चोर और दानव अपने कोशिश में कामयाब होंगे? जांने के लिए सुनिए इस कहानी को। अधिक जानकारी के लिए जाइए इस वेब्सायट पर। Summary of this Panchatantra story in English: A thief decides to partner with a demon- the thief wants to steal a poor brahman's goats,...

Duration: 00:05:47

Everything Looks New- Story About Spring

On occasion of Vasant Panchami (which also indicates that Spring has begun in India), we bring you a story from Storyweaver Collection from Pratham Books. A little girl describes the sights and sounds of Spring, and what it means to a child. This book is written by Mala Kumar and Manisha Chaudhary, and narrated by Sheerali Biju. You can learn more about this story by visiting

Duration: 00:04:10

गरीब आदमी का धन (The Poor Man's Wealth): Story in Hindi

यह रामचंद और प्रेमचंद, दो पड़ोसियों की कहानी है। रामचंद एक ग़रीब किसान था, और प्रेमचंद एक साहूकार था। एक दिन प्रेमचंद ने रामचंदको थोड़ा धन रखने के लिए दिया इस वजह से रामचंद पर क्या बीतती है यह जान्ने के लिए यह कहानी सुनिए। इस कहानी का इंग्लिश अनुवाद सुनिए The Poor Man's Wealth इस कहानी में। This is the story of Ramchand and Premchand, two neighbors. You can learn more about this story by visiting

Duration: 00:04:58

Chatur Khargosh Aur Sher चतुर ख़रगोश और शेर

Lion and the Hare is Panchatantra story that teaches a moral that we can win against a powerful enemy through wit. शेर और चतुर ख़रगोश एक पंचतंत्र की कहानी है । यह हमें सिखाती है की हम बुद्धि के माध्यम से एक शक्तिशाली दुश्मन के खिलाफ जीत सकते हैं।

Duration: 00:08:26

Garmagaram Chaay Chahiye ( Hindi)गरमागरम चाय चाहिए (स्टोरी वीवर की कहानी)

This is the Hindi version of the story Hot Tea And Warm Rugs. यह कहानी माला कुमार और मनीषा चौधरी ने लिखी है। इस कहानी में एक छोटी लड़की सर्दियों के सुखद वातावरण का वरणन करती है। आप पर इस कहानी के बारे में अधिक सीख सकते हैं।

Duration: 00:06:54

Hot Tea And Warm Rugs

In this story, a little girl describes the sights, sounds, festivals and of course food that makes winter enjoyable. This is from the Storyweaver collection of Pratham Books, written by Mala Kumar and Manisha Chaudhary, illustrated by Priya Kuriyan. You can learn more about this story at

Duration: 00:05:37

Moral Stories From Life of Swami Vivekananda

January 12th marks the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, who was a Monk, an intellectual, and a role model for the youth in his day. In today's episode, we bring you two stories with morals- these are anecdotes from the life of Swami Vivekananda. The first story teaches us that we should not believe other peoples' words on face value, and we must verify others' claims. In the second story, we learn the the importance of honesty and integrity. You can learn more about Swami Vivekananda...

Duration: 00:04:53

Haathi Aur Choohon Ka Raja (Story in Hindi)

In this story, a troupe of elephants travels from the area where a colony of mice live. In the process, many mice get killed. The King of the mice requests the King of the elephants for help. Listen to the story to learn what happens next. The moral of this story is that one should not underestimate others.

Duration: 00:06:22

Guru Gobind Singh- The Expert Marksman

In this episode, we narrate a story from the life of Guru Gobind Singh ji, the tenth Guru of the Sikhs. Today (January 5, 2017) marks his 350th anniversary. The moral of this story is that with discipline and practice, one can not only become strong and achieve great things, but we can also help others. You can learn more about this story and Guru Gobind Singh at Image source: Wikipedia Story source: Public domain sources

Duration: 00:07:42

मिनवा और डंपवा के करतूत

मिनवा और डंपवा के करतूत इस पुस्तक में, डॉ वी रघुनाथन ने लिखा है । इस पुस्तक के लेखक डॉ वी रघुनाथन है। इस किताब को एक विनोदी रूप में लिखा है, और यह किताब दो भाग श्रृंखला में पहली है। इस पुस्तक में, दो बच्चों की हरकतों का वर्णन है। आप डॉ रघुनाथन के बारे में अधिक सीख सकते हैं :

Duration: 00:11:54

The Broken Pot: Story from Panchatantra

In this story, a Man keeps some rice in a pot and begins to imagine a better life for himself. In the process, he kicks the pot and all the rice spills over him. The moral of this story is that one should not daydream. You can learn more about this story at

Duration: 00:03:56

खटमल और पिस्सू Khatmal Aur Pissu (Story in Hindi)

इस कहानी में, एक पिस्सू जो एक राजा के महल में रहती चिंतित हो जाता है जब एक और बग महल में प्रवेश करता है। जब बग राजा को काटता है, तब राजा गुस्सा हो जाता है। राजा के कर्मचारी पिस्सू और बग की खोज करते हैं, वे दोनों पकड़े जाते हैं इस कहानी का नैतिक है कि एक अजनबी के शब्दों से सावधान रहना चाहिए। The English Version of this story The Bug And The Poor Flea is available on Baalgatha Podcast at #kids #bedtimestories #storieswithmoreals #StoriesfromIndia

Duration: 00:05:35

सबसे पहले क्रिसमस ट्री की कहानी (Hindi) The Story of The First Christmas Tree

यह कहानी हमें बताती है कि कैसे ट्री क्रिसमस का एक महत्वपूर्ण हिस्सा बन गया है। लेकिन अधिक महत्वपूर्ण बात, कहानी यह भी सिखाती है कि हमें अच्छे कर्म करने चाहिये ... बालगाथा पॉडकास्ट कि अोर से मेरी क्रिसमस। #christmastree #storywithmorals

Duration: 00:04:53

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