Indian stories, much like the folklore of many other lands, is steeped in culture. Often the result of something magical or miraculous, the folktales told in India serve the purpose of being both an amusing way to pass the time, as well as being a core part of the teaching of morals to the country’s youth.
Collected here are a number of the most famous Indian fairy tales, stories that may sound passing familiar to those of you who are well-read. However, even if this is all new to your ears, listening to short stories like these are a simple and time-efficient way to familiarize yourself with the culture in question, as well as to educate yourself on the way Indian culture perceives itself. You’ll become more insightful, as these stories offer a unique perspective, regardless of its simplicity.