Hindi Stories


The Three Fishes

The Three Fishes

Language: English/Hindi  

Once, three fishes lived in a pond. One evening, some fishermen passed by the pond and saw the fishes. ‘This pond is full of fish’, they told each other excitedly. ‘We have never fished here before. We must come back tomorrow morning with our nets and catch these fish!’

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The Monkey and the Crocodile

The Monkey and the Crocodile

Language: English/Hindi  Origin: India

Once upon a time a monkey lived in a tree by a river. The monkey was alone as he had no friends or family, but he was happy and content. The tree gave him plenty of sweet jamun fruit to eat, shade from the sun and shelter from the rain. One day a crocodile who was swimming up the river climbed on to the bank to rest under the monkey’s tree…

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Why Elephants Can’t Fly

Why Elephants Can’t Fly

Language: English/Hindi  Origin: India

A long time ago, much longer than most people can remember, elephants could fly! They had four enormous wings and they whizzed through the sky so fast that it amazed the other animals.  But these big beasts were sometimes also stupid… 

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To Give

To Give

Language: English/Hindi  Origin: India

Once upon a time, there was a very powerful and very generous King who gave much of his gold to the poor people of his lands…

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Be Truthful

Be Truthful

Language: English/Hindi  Origin: India

There once lived a small boy called Pukhraj who was the son of a farmer. The one trouble with Pukhraj was that he often told lies to his family and to his friends…

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The Pompous Peacock

The Pompous Peacock

Language: English/Hindi  Origin: India

Why do peacocks have ugly feet and dance in the rain?  Find out what Pankaj, the pompous peacock did to upset the other animals and bring punishment on himself and all his descendents…

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The Clever Old Woman

The Clever Old Woman

Language: English/Hindi  Origin: India

Once upon a time there lived an old woman in a kingdom ruled by a beautiful queen.  She had four sons but they use to fight a lot and their wives were also unkind to each other…

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The Innocent Punishment

The Innocent Punishment

Language: English/Hindi  Origin: India

This is a story about Akbar, the Emperor of India, and his loyal and witty advisor Birbal.

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The Lost Camel

The Lost Camel

Language: English/Hindi  Origin: India

Once, there was a merchant, not a rich merchant. And he had a camel, not a beautiful camel. But he loved that camel…

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