Amar Chitra Katha - English Audio Stories
Summary: Amar Chitra Katha is a famed household name. Founded in 1967 by Anant Pai, lovingly called Uncle Pai, the purpose of the comic series was to spread knowledge and create a better awareness about Indian mythology. Now you can listen to these amazing stories on our podcasts. The comic series focuses on different genres, including epics and mythology, fables and humor and visionaries, among others. Tales of brave-hearts succeeding at war and boxed collections, Amar Chitra Katha has it all.
Malharrao Holkar of Malwa, in Central India, was so impressed by the religious devotion and regal bearing of eight-year-old Ahilya, that he decided to make her his daughter-in-law. A decision he never regretted. Recognizing her abilities, Malharrao trained the young girl in the art of statesmanship and trusted her enough to leave the administration in her hands when he went on military expeditions. Then, in a series of misfortunes, Ahilya lost her husband, father-in-law and son. The brave queen took charge and turned Malwa into a contented and prosperous kingdom. So much so that even the British, whom she opposed steadfastly, praised her as a truly great ruler
Ganesha revered in India as the remover of obstacles is first and foremost an obedient son. Standing guard at his mother's door, this son of Parvati refuses to let anyone through. Even Lord Shiva is denied entry! This confrontation between father and son has one beneficial outcome, the emergence of Ganesha, the elephant headed god of wisdom.
Disdaining even the comfort of a bed, the valiant Rana Pratap waged a single-minded, life-long war against the mighty Mughal conquerors. His Rajput pride instilled a deep respect in the enemy. They realized that huge armies and sophisticated weapons are but aids and that there can be no substitute for raw courage on the battlefield.