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Panchatantra: the lion and the rabbit

This is a folk story titled The lion and the rabbit from the Panchatantra, a book that contains a collection of South Asian folk stories dating back at least 2,000 years. The message of the story is that intelligence is power. The story is eight web pages in length and includes text, illustrations, arrows at the top of ...

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The Mahabharata

This is the story of The Mahabharata, one of the world’s longest poems that was composed over 2,500 years ago in India. It is a story of family and friends and embodies Hindu mythology and philosophy. The message of the story is that rivalry leads to destruction. The story is 21 web pages long and includes text, illustrations, ...

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Ethical stories collection

This is an Android app containing 10 stories in which a moral is drawn, a lesson learnt or good behaviour identified. Many of the stories are adaptions into English for children of tales that appear in the Hindu Panchatantra, an ancient Sanskrit collection of stories about the proper way to live, or in the Jatakas, a Sanskrit ...