Myths, Legends, and Fairytales of India show

Myths, Legends, and Fairytales of India

Summary: From Kamakshi Media. the creators of Baalgatha, comes a new podcast- Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India, which brings to you amazing stories from India. Come with us to a land of magic, fairies, Kings, and Queens.Come join us and experience a magical ride with new stories every week in this new and exciting show. Podcast Website (https://gaathastory.com/lft) to learn more about this show!

Podcasts:

 The Legend of Nalayini | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In this episode, we introduce you to the daughter of King Nala, called Nalayini, whose love for her husband and purity of devotion is legendary. Nalayini was a woman of great intellect and when it was time for her to get married, she rejected one eligible prince after another because they failed her tests. Over time, tales of her wisdom spread far and wide.  Finally, an aged sage, Rishi Maukhalya, challenged that he would defeat Nalayini. Did Rishi Maukhalya succeed? Listen to this story to learn more.  You can subscribe to Fairytales of India Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcast

 The Woman Who Worshipped The Sun | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This is the story of a woman and her daughter who were devotees of the Sun. They were very poor and had very little to eat, but ins spite of their hardships, they never forgot to offer their food to the Sun Lord. One day, a priest came to their house and asked for some food. The daughter offers him some food. But this leads to mis-understanding between the mother and the daughter, and the latter has to leave her home. What happens next? Listen to this story to learn more.     This story was originally translated into English by by Flora Annie Steel and compiled in the book The Tales of Punjab. This story has been rewritten by Amar Vyas.  You can subscribe to Fairytales of India Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcast.

 Vata Savirti : The Story of Satyavan and Savirti | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

The Story of Satyavan and Savitri is one of the many tales narrated in the Mahabharat. This is a story of love and dedication. According to legend, when Savitri's husband Satyavan died, Savitri tricked Lord Yam, the lord of death, and compelled him to bring her husband back to life. Therefore, married women in India observe Vat Savitri Vrat for well-being and long life of their husband. This Vrat, or fast, occurs in the months of May or early June, just before the arrival of the monsoons. Curiously enough, married women in Maharashtra, Gujarat and southern Indian states observe Vat Savitri Vrat 15 days later than that of North Indian women. 

 Is it a Jackal, or a Tiger? Part II | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This tale is based on the story Jackal or Tiger? from Andrew Lang's Fairy Books.  This story has been revised and expanded by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story. Theme music Frost Waltz by Kevin McLeod. Image: Pexels dot com

 Is it a Jackal, or a Tiger? Part I | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This tale is based on the story Jackal or Tiger?  from Andrew Lang's Fairy Books.  This story has been revised and expanded by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story. Theme music Frost Waltz by Kevin McLeod. Image: Pexels dot com

 The King Who Tried to Conquer Fate- Part II | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In the first part of this story, we learnt how King Anangpal decides to act on the Prophecy made by a Sadhu. He thinks that the Boy who is supposed to marry his daughter is dead, only to learn that he was raised by an old woman. What happens to the Boy? Listen to this second of two part story to learn more.  This story was obtained from public domain sources, but has been revised and rewritten by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story. Music and images obtained from public domain sources or Creative Commons license.  You can listen to this and many such stories on Storytel App! Visit https://gaathastory.com/mythsandlegends to learn more and to start a free 14 day trial. You can subscribe to Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcast.

 The King Who Tried To Conquer Fate - Part I | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In the first of this two part story from Northern India, listen how King Anangpal meets an old Sadhu in a forest. The Sadhu's prophecy shocks the King, and he decides to act on it. In this process, he ends up killing an innocent woman and leaves her newborn son to fend for himself. What happens to the boy? Will the Sadhu's prophecy come true? Listen to learn more.  This story was obtained from public domain sources, but has been revised and rewritten by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story. Music and images obtained from public domain sources or Creative Commons license.  You can listen to this and many such stories on Storytel App! Visit https://gaathastory.com/mythsandlegends to learn more and to start a free 14 day trial. You can subscribe to Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcast.

 The Legend of Raja Rasalu- Part III | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Listen to the Third and the concluding part of the story The Legend of Raja Rasalu, where he returns to his father's Kingdom. Will he lead a life Happily ever after? You can subscribe to Fairytales of India Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcast. This story was revised and rewritten by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story. Audio editing by Krishnadas. Theme music is titled Frost Waltz by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com). Other sound effects from Soundbible, used under creative commons license.

 The Legend of Raja Rasalu- Part II | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Listen to the second of three part series about Raja Rasalu. Learn how he mest seventy maidens, and how he defeats King Sarkap in a game of Chaupad. The adventures of Raja Rasalu do not end there, and we are confident that you will like to know find what happens next.  You can subscribe to Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcast. This story was revised and rewritten by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story. Audio editing by Krishnadas. Theme music is titled Frost Waltz by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com). Other sound effects from Soundbible, used under creative commons license.

 The Legend of Raja Rasalu- Part I | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

The Legend of Raja Rasalu is a tale from Northern India, set in what is now known as Sialkot in Pakistan. This is a tale of bravery and adventure. Originally an eight part story, we have combined the different stories to form a single narrative for your listening pleasure. Learn how Raja Rasalu was born and how he spent the first twelve years of his life in an underground palaceThe adventures of Raja Rasalu do not end there, and we are confident that you will like to know what happens next.  You can subscribe to Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcast. This story was revised and rewritten by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story. Audio editing by Krishnadas. Theme music is titled Frost Waltz by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com). Other sound effects from Soundbible, used under creative commons license.

 Hanuman Jayanti and Birth of Lord Hanuman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

On occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, the birth day of Lord Hanuman, we are super excited to publish this episode about the Birth of Hanuman. Do you know the story behind his birth, and how it is related to the birth of Lord Ram? This story has some interesting elements- for example, Why  and how did Shiva agree to be born as Anjani's son? Why did Hanuman decided to swallow the Sun? Listen to this story to learn more. You can also listen to this story on Baalgatha Podcast, available at https://gaathastory.com/hanuman We would also suggest that you should listen to the story about Ram Navami- the birth of Lord Ram, from Baalgatha Podcast. You can listen to that story at:https://gaathastory.com/ram-navmi/ This story has been revised and rewritten by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story.  You can subscribe to Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcast.

 The Charmed Ring (Repost) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

*Our apologies for the previous story- The Considerate Hunter. Accidentally, the raw narration of this story got posted. This was not our intention, and we realize it must have led to a poor listening experience. We will ensure this does not happen again.* We bring to you a story from our archives:  The Charmed Ring. This is the story about a merchant's son who is helped by a cat, a dog and a snake.This story was translated into English by Joseph Jacobs in the early 20th century.  You can listen to this and many such stories on Storytel App! Visit https://gaathastory.com/mythsandlegends to learn more and to start a free 14 day trial. You can subscribe to Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Deezer, Stitcher, TuneIn, Saavn, Spotify, Radio Public,Google Podcasts, Hubhopper, Storiyoh, and many other fine websites and apps where you listen to podcast. Did you like this story? If you we would love to hear from you! You can leave a review for us on your favourite podcasting app or write to us at contact@gaathastory.com

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