Category: Mythology

  • Eklavya – The Brave Archer

    Eklavya – The Brave Archer

    In ancient India, lived a boy named Eklavya. He was the son of a tribal chief in the forests of kingdom of Hastinapura. Eklavya was an extremely sharp kid, and longed to be an outstanding archer. Sage Dronacharya was an excellent teacher of Archery and Eklavya, desperately wanted Dronacharya to be his guru. So, one day he set off on a long journey […]

  • Noah’s Ark

    Noah’s Ark

    Long time ago there lived a truly good man named Noah. He was honest, helpful and hardworking. He loved God a lot, and God loved him back for his pleasant ways. One day God was looking down at Earth and became extremely sad. All the people on earth, other than Noah were dishonest, selfish and […]

  • Deepavali – The Festival of Lights

    Deepavali – The Festival of Lights

    Deepavali or Diwali is the dazzling festival of lights. ‘Deep’ means ‘light’ and ‘avali’ means ‘a row’. Hence Deepavali means row of lights. It is the biggest festival celebrated by Hindus across the world and especially in India. The great Hindu epic of Ramayana mentions the reason for celebrating Diwali. A long time ago, a prince named Ram lived in the […]

  • Haunted or Happy Halloween?

    Haunted or Happy Halloween?

    What comes to your mind when I say Halloween? Obviously it is trick or treat.  But did you know that one of America’s favorite kids friendly holiday has a haunted past. About 2000 years ago Nov 1 was originally called “Samhain” and marked the end of the harvest season for Celtic farmers. On the night before this festival, […]

  • Two Monkey Brothers

    Two Monkey Brothers

      Long time ago, there was a kingdom of monkey men. It was called Kishkindha. The king there had two sons named Bali and Sugreev. Bali was the elder brother and Sugreev was the younger one. In those times if a king had many children, the eldest son always took charge of the kingdom after the king […]

  • VijayaDashmi – Rejoicing Victory

    VijayaDashmi – Rejoicing Victory

    There once was a very powerful king. He was a learned man and a talented musician. Everybody in his kingdom was happy, and everything was made of gold. He was so intelligent and powerful that many say he had ten heads. This king’s name was Ravana. But he was arrogant too and did something so wrong and foolish that […]

  • My Friend Ganesha!

    My Friend Ganesha!

    Hey kids, do you know what time of year is it? It is the time when the cutest little God comes to everyone’s homes. In India, all the Hindus believe that  on Ganesha Chaturthi, Lord Ganesha will come to their house and take away all their troubles. Lord Ganesha is the cutest, chubbiest and friendliest Gods of […]

  • “Hanu”man and the Ball of Fire

    “Hanu”man and the Ball of Fire

    Our lord Hanuman was a very mischievous child. Do you know once he almost ate up the sun? Do you know Hanuman was not always called Hanuman? At birth, his parents named him Anjaneya. One day, his mother went out to the forest to collect some fruits while he  was asleep. Baby Anjaneya woke up […]

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