Folktale

The Dog of Bretten

The story of punishment for faithfulness comes from the Rhenish Palatinate, especially in Kraichgau, where an associated phrase is also popular: …

The Wheel of Fortune

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

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 …

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.

The Story of Arendsee

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.

The Story of Saint Andrew’s Day

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.

Madhumala 11

Did we forget what happened in Madhumala’s land? At daybreak after that night, the parrots in her cage began talking, …

Madhumala 10

He walked and walked – he saw someone on the way – a sentry. Madan asked, “Could you tell me …

Madhumala 9

Madankumar never had an intension to listen to anyone. With his fleet of fourteen boats, he set off on a …

Madhumala 8

Everyone in the royal hunting troupe got up when the first ray of the sun called them in the morning. …

Madhumala 7

Who opened the eyes first? – Madhumala. She opened her eyes wondering why the parrot in the golden cage did …

Madhumala 6

Crossing the sky from one corner to another, the sisters reached where Madhumala lived. Only the sound of the waves …

Madhumala 2

The monk was never found. The king called astrologer Brahmins to calculate auspicious moments for his union with the queen. …