Indian Fairy Tales


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(3.9 stars; 18 reviews)

This book is a fine collection of Indian fairy tales, some are folklore, some are from the Jataka tales, and some from panchatantra. (Summary by sidhu177) (6 hr 38 min)

Chapters

00 - Preface 10:41 Read by Gabriela Cowan
01 - The Lion and the Crane 3:09 Read by sid
02 - How the Raja's Son won the Princess Labam. 22:34 Read by Lynne T
03 - The Lambikin 5:09 Read by Litah Campbell
04 - Punchkin 27:46 Read by Kevin W. Davidson
05 - The Broken Pot 2:49 Read by Uday Sagar
06 - The Magic Fiddle 9:53 Read by Gabriela Cowan
07 - The Cruel Crane Outwitted 8:06 Read by Gabriela Cowan
08 - Loving Laili 32:02 Read by Gabriela Cowan
09 - The Tiger, the Brahman, and the Jackal 7:00 Read by Gabriela Cowan
10 - The Soothsayer's Son 32:52 Read by Gabriela Cowan
11 - Harisarman 9:52 Read by Gabriela Cowan
12 - The Charmed Ring 19:41 Read by Gabriela Cowan
13 - The Talkative Tortoise 4:28 Read by twinka7
14 - A Lac of Rupees for a Bit of Advice 15:32 Read by Uday Sagar
15 - The Gold-giving Serpent 3:18 Read by Kamna
16 - The Son of Seven Queens 23:26 Read by Gabriela Cowan
17 - A Lesson for Kings 6:01 Read by Libby Gohn
18- Pride goeth before a Fall 5:17 Read by Uday Sagar
19 - Raja Rasalu 28:38 Read by Gabriela Cowan
20 - The Ass in the Lion's Skin 2:24 Read by Chiquito Crasto
21 - The Farmer and the Money-lender 5:17 Read by Chiquito Crasto
22 - The Boy who had a Moon on his Forehead and a Star on his Chin 35:00 Read by Chiquito Crasto
23 - The Prince and the Fakir 9:07 Read by Chiquito Crasto
24 - Why the Fish Laughed. 11:31 Read by Chiquito Crasto
25 - The Demon with the Matted Hair 8:11 Read by Chiquito Crasto
26 - The Ivory City and its Fairy Princess 37:56 Read by Demosthenes
27 - How Sun, Moon, and Wind went out to Dinner 3:40 Read by twinka7
28 - How the Wicked Sons were Duped. 2:22 Read by Kamna
29 - The Pigeon and the Crow 4:24 Read by sid

Reviews


(1 stars)

Horrible narration. It really got difficult to understand the words. Felt like someone is mumbling rather than speaking!

Really great stories! Some readings could be redone though.


(5 stars)

Thesr tales deserve more attention.