A collection of Indian tales of wit, wisdom, humour, bravery, devotion and lots more...

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I am a mother of two children who love stories. I used to work in the Insurance industry. I have heard and read lots of Indian stories from my childhood and still read. Our stories have lot of values and also reflect the way society was, in ancient days. As a hobby, I am rewriting the stories I have heard and read, in an attempt to preserve them for the benefit of present and future parents and grandparents and kids of course!!

Tatam Tatamtam Tatatam Tatam Tah

Today is Basant Panchami or Vasanta Panchami, the fifth day of the waxing moon of the month of ‘Magha’. In the south it may be easily referred to as the fifth day after the Amavasya in the month of ‘Thai’. This day is said to be the birthday of Maa Saraswathi and is celebrated in […]

Vidaakkandan and Kodaakkandan – A folk tale from Tamil Nadu

An interesting folk tale from Tamilnadu about Mr.Never-Give and Mr. Never-Leave. Read and enjoy!

The birth of the Adi Kavya – Ramayana

This is the story of how Ramayana was written by Rishi Valmiki. Did he know the story of Shri Rama or did he want to write it? What was the trigger for him to write this mammoth epic running to 24000 verses? Read to know…

Mama…  Mama??  Oh! Mama!!

A light-hearted story of a shrewd fellow who takes advantage of a quarrel between husband and wife. Read to know more…

And the Lord obeyed!

This is the story of how Lord Nataraja changed his pose for the sake of a King’s devotion at Madurai. Read to know more…

Lord Kartikeya saves Sage Nakkeerar

On the occasion of Sri Kanda Sashti, here is a story of how Lord Kartikeya saved a thousand sages. Read to know more…

Kavi Kalamegham – The chef turned poet.

The story of how an ordinary person was transformed into an exemplary poet by the grace of Devi Akhilandeswari. Read more to find out…

Karumbaayiram Pillayar – Ganesha who accepted a thousand sugarcanes.

This is the story of how Adi Varaha Ganesha came to be known as Karumbaayiram Pillayar after something happened to a sugarcane trader. Read on to know more…

Krishna and the fruit-seller – A story from Srimad Bhagavatam

This is a story of how Krishna blessed a fruit seller. Read to know how…

Musician to the rescue!

This is a story of how a young man outwitted a spirit. Read to know more…

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