Vikram & Betal Stories
By: Shashi Ambaru
Genre: Children Books, Fantasy,
Description: Browse through and read from our huge collection of fun and interesting stories of Vikram and Betaal for kids. The duo that has been around since a long time are more popularly known as 'Vikram aur Betaal.' Originally written in the Sanskrit language, Vikram and Betaal stories have been an important aspect of the Indian fairy tale sagas. The legend behind the series of stories told by Betaal to Vikram, make for interesting short stories to learn great lessons. Legend has it that the king of Ujjain, Vikramaditya or Vikram, promises to capture and bring a ghost called Betaal to a sage. After confronting Betaal, the ghost promises to accompany Vikram on one condition. King Vikram must not speak during the journey. Thus begin a series of short stories told by Betaal to Vikram and the end of every story has a puzzle which compels King Vikram to break the silence and subsequently Betaal to fly away. However, in conclusion the Raja did manage to maintain his silence at the end of the last story and thus succeeded in his quest to get Betaal to the sage. Vikram and Betaal stories are a series of compelling stories with a puzzle at the end of each story. Entertainment aside, it will compel your child (and even you) to try and solve the puzzle.