Category Archives: Indian Folktales

akbar birbal stories in english

The Water In The Well

This is one of the great Akbar Birbal stories in English. There once lived a farmer in Emperor Akbar’s Kingdom. He was old and quite poor but he worked hard on his land everyday.  The farmer had a neighbor who was very cunning and cheated

indian short stories for kids

A Price To Pay

This is one of the most amazing Indian short stories for kids to read. A long time ago, the distant land was ruled by a King. He was brave and kind but he had one flaw, he was very greedy. He didn’t always want an expensive

folktales for kids

The Wizard And The Mouse

This is one of the great folktales for kids. Once upon a time, in a village in India near a forest lived a well-known wizard. One day, when the wizard was eating his lunch, a mouse fell down from the sky. Shocked, the wizard looked

indian folk tales

The Jackal’s Spell

This is one of the best indian folk tales for kids to read. Once upon a time, there lived a scholar Brahmin. One day, he was reciting a spell which once cast would make anyone subdue to the caster. Now, a jackal hiding nearby learnt

tenali raman stories

Tenali Raman And The Proud Priest

This is one of the best Tenali Raman stories. Subba Shastri was a learner priest at King Krishna Deva Raya’s palace. However, he was very proud and thought that he was better than everybody else. He was jealous of the clever Tenali Raman and always tried