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!!

The Story of stories – The birth of Kathasaritasagara – Part II

This is the continuation of Part I of the same story of how Kathasaritasagara was born.

The Story of stories – The birth of Kathasaritasagara – Part I

Kathasaritasagara is one of the oldest treasure trove of stories in Sanskrit Literature. What was the origin of Kathasaritasagara? A very interesting origin. Read on to find out…

U Kiang Nangbah – Celebrating seventy-five years of Independence -7

This is the story of a patriot U Kiang Nangbah of the Jaintia tribes. He vehemently opposed the British when they started interfering in all the customs and traditions of the tribes. Read on to know more…

Narumbunathan – The Lord of Tiruppudaimarudhur

This is the legend about Lord Shiva who is known by the name Narumbunathan at Tiruppudaimarudhur. How did he get this name? Read on to find out…

Veerangana Jhalkari Bai – Celebrating seventy-five years of Independence- 6

This is the story of the brave heroine Jhalkari Bai who with her uncanny resemblance to Rani Laxmi Bai fooled the British. Read to know how…

Swamiye Sharanam Ayyappa!

This is not the story of Manikantan or Hariharaputran, but that of Ayyappan. Yes, he was different from Manikantan. Read to find about this historical figure

Arudra Darshanam and Chidambaram – The Cosmic Dance of Lord Shiva

This is the story of Lord Shiva’s cosmic dance – The Ananda Tandava and how Lord Shiva came to stay at Chidambaram as Nataraja.

Shri V.O.Chidambaram Pillai – Celebrating seventy-five years of Independence – 5

The story of a freedom fighter who dared to compete with the British in their shipping business. Read on to find out how…

Nilamber and Pitamber -The heroic brothers from Jharkhand – Celebrating seventy-five years of Independence – 4

This is the fourth story about a set of heroic brothers who fought against the British for our Independence. Read to find out more…

Maha Skanda Sashti II – Soora Samharam

This is Part II of the Legend of Maha Skanda Sashti detailing the killing of the Asura Soorapadma by Lord Skanda. Please read Part I before proceeding to read Part II.

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