FOLKTALES OF INDIA
Indian folktales form a very important part of its culture. Tales from ancient India are enjoyed by people of any age specially children. They have been an eternal part of our culture since ages. They are very interesting stories full of moral values and educative impressions. These ancient stories have been passed on from generation to generation. These tales are both knowledgeable and enjoyable. They teach honesty, moral values and dignity of one’s character.
Indian folktales make a perfect source for children who are to be imbibed with Indian cultural values so as to gain knowledge and build a strong character. They are legendary stories and are a brilliant collection of the earlier times. There is a wide diversity of ethnic, linguistic, and religious groups in India.
Some very popular Indian folktales are :
- Hitopadesha Tales
- Panchatantra Tales
- Jataka Tales
- Akbar-Birbal Tales