17 Sep 2014
Sep 17 2014

A traditional story from Bihar, translated and retold Even if we are humble and weak, our strong determination and persistent efforts will bring in success one day : This is what a little sparrow teaches us in this simple folklore. There was a bird, a little sparrow, living […]

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20 Jul 2014
Jul 20 2014

On the banks of the river Godavari, stood a huge silk-cotton tree. At night, the birds from all around used to come to this tree and rest there. Once at dawn, when the moon was setting over western mountains, a crow woke up and saw a hunter coming […]

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20 Jul 2014
Jul 20 2014

Do friends always need to be equal in size? Or in strength? What do you think? Well, as it happens, sometimes people – and creatures – that are widely different can be true friends. That is what this story is all about. Once upon a time there lived […]

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20 Jul 2014
Jul 20 2014

Long, long ago there lived a family of crows atop a massive tree. They lived there happily and peacefully. The father crow and the mother crow went in search of food to feed the young ones in the nest until they were old enough to fend for themselves. […]

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20 Jul 2014
Jul 20 2014

One day an Arab and his camel were crossing the desert. Night came and the temperature became colder. The Arab put up his tent and tied the camel to it. The Arab went to sleep.  The temperature became slightly colder and the camel asked the Arab if he […]

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20 Jul 2014
Jul 20 2014

Hinduism is the main religion of India, although many Indians belong to other faiths, such as Buddhism. Hindus believe in the caste system and are divided into four main groups. The caste system began as a division of labor, so that everyone did the work assigned to them. […]

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20 Jul 2014
Jul 20 2014

A heron once lived beside a big pond in a forest in South India. He enjoyed eating fish and other creatures from the pond for many years, until he became old and feeble. When he could no longer fish for himself, he had to think of a plan […]

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20 Jul 2014
Jul 20 2014

Once upon a time there was a kingdom in southern India named Mahilaropya. It was ruled by a mighty king named Amara Sakti. He had three young sons, Vasu Sakti, Ugra Sakti and Ananta Sakti. They were healthy and handsome but the king was not happy. In fact, […]

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19 Jul 2014
Jul 19 2014

A herd of elephants in the forests of India was paying the price for man�s greed. Trees provide shelter to elephants and ensure that lands get enough water. Man was however thoughtlessly cutting down trees to get some short lived gains. The elephants were suffering because they needed […]

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19 Jul 2014
Jul 19 2014

Donkeys are used as beasts of burden by washer men in India. Although in recent years many rich Indians families have installed washing machines in their homes, the washing of clothes by washer men has been an Indian tradition for centuries. They belong to a caste of their […]

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