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Folktales are Stories passed on from One person to another by Word of Mouth. Different kinds of Folktales include Fairy tales, Trickster tales, Myths and Legends. You will Find all of Those here.

Raman's Challenge to Wrestler - Witty and Funny Short Folktales from Ancient India

Raman’s Challenge to Wrestler..!

Once Raja Krishndeva, got angry with Tenali Raman and ordered him not to show his face. One day, while walking, Raman saw that a tall, fat man being carried by…

What No Other Cat Could Do - Cat's Competition

What No Other Cat Could Do – Cat’s Competition

Once in court of King Krishnadevraya, intelligence of animals were being discussed. One minister said, “Cats are most intelligent.” Other agreed and all started to describe how clever their own…

Tongue Cut Sparrow - Japanese Folktales abt Greed

Tongue Cut Sparrow and Greedy Old Woman

Once upon a time, lived a an old couple. Old man was kind hearted. He had kept a young sparrow, which he tenderly nurtured. Where as old woman was cross-grained…

Stonecutter and his Wishes - Japanese Folktales about Desires

The Stonecutter and his Wishes..!

Once upon a time, lived a stonecutter, who would go to big mountain everyday and cut out slabs for houses. He was a very careful workman and had plenty of…

Mulla Nasruddin and his Neighbors Prank - Clever Thinking Story

Mulla Nasruddin and his Neighbor’s Prank

Once Mulla Nasruddin’s wife got worried because her husband didn’t earn a living. This worried her alot and she wanted that her husband should work and earn a living. One…

Rich Man and Clever Peasant Story - Folktales Short Stories

Rich Man and Clever Peasant Story

Once upon a time, lived a very Rich man who was arrogant and greedy. He owned fields, farms and meadows. Hundred of workers worked for him and were dependent on…