Indian fairy tales
The folklore of India compasses the folklore of the nation of India and the Indian subcontinent.The subcontinent of India contains a wide diversity of ethnic, linguistic, and religious groups. Given t...
The Jogi's Punishment
The Jogi's Punishment is an Indian fairy tale, a Punjabi story collected by Major Campbell in Feroshepore. Andrew Lang included it in The Lilac Fairy Book.
A rajah made a jogi welcome in his city...
The King Who Would Be Stronger Than Fate
The King Who Would Be Stronger Than Fate is an Indian fairy tale, included by Andrew Lang in The Brown Fairy Book.
A king with a daughter once was lost while hunting and met a hermit, who prophesi...
The Fisher-Girl and the Crab
The Fisher-Girl and the Crab is an Indian fairy tale collected by Verrier Elwin in Folk-Tales of Mahakoshal; it comes from the Kurukh, a people living in Chitrakoot, Bastar State.
A Kurukh couple ...
The Tiger, the Brahmin and the Jackal
The Tiger, the Brahmin and the Jackal is a popular Indian fairy tale with a long history and many variants. Mary Frere included a version in her 1868 collection of Indian folktales, Old Deccan Days, t...
The Tiger, the Brahmin and the Jackal - Wikipedia
Jackal or Tiger?
Jackal or Tiger? is an Indian fairy tale. Andrew Lang included it in The Olive Fairy Book.
A king and queen, abed at night, heard a howl. The king thought it was a tiger, and the queen a jackal....
Diamond Cut Diamond (fairy tale)
Diamond Cut Diamond is an Indian fairy tale. Andrew Lang included it in The Olive Fairy Book (1907), describing as a Punjabi story collected by Major Campbell in Feroshepore.
A merchant, after ma...
The Snake Prince
The Snake Prince is an Indian fairy tale, Punjabi story collected by Major Campbell in Feroshepore. Andrew Lang included it in The Olive Fairy Book (1907).
A poor woman, with nothing to eat, went...