Indian Tales

Jaya and Vijaya were the Gatekeepers at Vaikuntha, the abode of Lord Vishnu. The gatekeeperes were called Dwara Paalakas. Dwara is gateway in Sanskrit and the keepers (Security) were called […]

This is the story of one of the sixty-three Nayanars (Saivite saints) Kannappa Nayanar. Kannappa Nayanar  was born Thinnan , in a place called Uduppur near the present day Srikalahasti […]

In the present day Andhra,  in olden days there lived a wise person by name Maryada Rama. He was a very clever and shrewd person with an impeccable sense of […]

Long long ago, in a remote village in Bengal, lived an old farmer Subroto. Subroto was too old and weak to work in the field any more and that year […]

This is a tale from the Jatakas. Once upon a time in northern India , there was a small pond near which lived a tortoise He  was a very talkative […]