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..
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This is a tale from the Panchatantra about two friends where one tries to cheat another. To know what happens next, read on….
This is a story from the Panchatantra on the value of friendship. It is from the chapter ‘Mitralabha’ or Gaining friends.
A tale from the Panchatantra highlighting the benefits of gaining good friends…
This is the story from the chapter Loss of Gains of the Panchatantra. Readers may refer to the background guide for more info on this. “One who remains cool in the face of adversity, like the monkey in the water (in this story) overcomes all his problems” – is the saying with which the story […]
This is a story from the Panchatantra from the chapter Labdhapranasam or Loss of Gains – where one loses due to improper planning. Once there lived the King of frogs in a huge well in a forest. His name was Gangadutta. He had a host of relatives in the well and more often than not […]
This is again, a story from the Panchatantra. This is one of the stories told by the character Rakthaksha to his friends in the story Crows and owls. Long long ago in the forests of Central India there lived a lion by name Kharanakara. He was very old and lately had not been able to […]
In one of the villages of southern India, there lived a weaver by name Mandharaka. Mandharaka was not very rich as he had no helpers and had to weave cloth by himself and with limited resources, he could not earn much money. One day, while he was weaving a cloth, the weaving frame suddenly broke. […]
This is a story from the Panchatantra about the Crows and Owls. Long long ago in the forests of Central India there was a huge banyan tree in a place called Mahilaropya, on which a whole colony of crows lived. Their king’s name was Meghavarna. The crows had only one grievance that a pack of […]
This is a story from the Panchatantra. Long ago, there lived in the jungles of central India, a jackal by name Chandaraka. One day, Chandaraka did not get any prey in the jungle. Hunger drove him to the outskirts of the jungle and he entered the town. Being new to the town, he was wandering […]