The Wheel of Fortune

Twelve mercenaries returned from Ditmar war. They could not gain much from the war and hence, were little depressed. They …

View this post on Instagram A young #girl fools her kidnappers and run! This story was constructed ages ago, talks …

The Maiden of Staufenberg

On the Harz near Zorge, a Braunschweig village, lies the area named Staufenberg. It became Staufenburg after the castle was …

The Drowned Child

The story was first published in German National Newspaper 1796 They have lot many a tale to tell about water; …

The Den of the Dragon

The story comes from Switzerland but it has another version in Austria In the canton of Bern, a cave near …

The Christ of Wittenberg

They say that there was a magic picture of Christ in Wittenberg. It was a beautiful painting indeed, also had …

The Dancing Mountain-dwarfs

The story comes from Brixen, located in South Tirol of Northern Italy. This region was once under German rule. Bavarians …

Men of the Mountain

Numerous Swiss folktales tell the tale of mountain ghosts. The stories are popular not only among the folks in the …

Buttermilk Tower

This is the story of Buttermilchthurm  or Buttermilk tower. Once it was located in Marienburg in Prussia. Now it lies …

Story of Nickel Brothers

In the island of Rügen a deep lake lies in a dense forest. The lake is abundant in fishes, but …

Story of the Vibrant Alps

The Alps region that is covered with ice and debris of pebbles today looked glamorous with colourful flowers and fruit-bearing …

Stories of Stone-bread

This story is told in many locations; especially in Westphalen. At the time of great famine one poor woman asked …

Summoning the Mountain Dwarfs

#Translation of #German tales (folktales) collected by #Grimm brothers. The series reveals medieval period of the European region which we call Germany today, it’s people, places, festivals and belief.

Death of a Reader

Banaphul (Balaichand Mukhopadhyay) was the King of Bengali short stories – according to me. I tried to translate one of …