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Blind Luck

This is a folk tale from the North of India. Long long ago, there lived an old man near the city of Varanasi. His wife had died young and he had two sons. The elder one, Sonu, was blind at birth and the younger one Monu was a happy go lucky fellow hardly caring to […]

The Rat Merchant

Long long ago, in one of the port towns of Southern India there was a young man Ramu who was poor, but intelligent. Ramu was going in the market streetย one day, when he saw a dead rat. The Minister of the Kingdom who was also passing by with his friend looked at the rat and […]

The story of the vulture and the cunning cat

This is a story from the Hitopadesha. Long long ago in the forests of central India , there was a huge banyan tree. The tree was house to hundreds of birds who had built nests on the innumerable branches. All the birds left the tree during the day to look for food and came back […]

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