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She thought she had won but then there were none!!

This is a folk tale where a couple love the sweet dish Poli. Finally they decide to make Poli at home and there is a problem sharing the same. What happened and how did they share it? Read on to find out…

True Friends – A tale from Hitopadesha

This is a tale from Hitopadesha about the choice of friends. Friendship of a deer with a crow, till a jackal comes by. Read to know what happens next..

Knowledge beyond books

A tale narrated by Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa to show how bookish knowledge is not enough to survive in life…

Dharmabuddhi and Papabuddhi – A tale from the Panchatantra

This is a tale from the Panchatantra about two friends where one tries to cheat another. To know what happens next, read on….

Vikram and Vetaal – 2

This is yet another story from the series Betaal Pachchisi more popularly known as Vikram and Vetaal. If you know the introductory story, you can read on. Else read the introductory story by clicking the link…

The Name Game

This is yet another story from the Jataka tales about a young man who was unhappy with his name. Read on to find out what happens..

Who is the most virtuous of them all?

A folk tale from Ancient India…

From the Panchatantra – Four Friends

This is a story from the Panchatantra on the value of friendship. It is from the chapter ‘Mitralabha’ or Gaining friends.

From the Panchatantra – The King Elephant and the King of mice

A tale from the Panchatantra highlighting the benefits of gaining good friends…

The Power of Truth

Dear Readers, It’s a long time since my last story… Now, I bring to you, a folk tale from my own state, Tamilnadu. Long long ago in the present state of Tamilnadu, there lived a young man by name Perumal. Perumal was extremely intelligent but very lazy and had fallen into bad company in his […]

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