Tag Archive: Garhwali Folk Tales

Aug
15

Hari Raising Folk Story from Kuntani- Khaman, Dabralsyun Garhwal

Hari Raising Folk Story from Kuntani- Khaman, Dabralsyun Garhwal (Garhwali Folk Tales /Community from Garhwal Series-119) Collected by Bhishma Kukreti (Story narrated by Mrs. Suma Devi Dabral Kukreti) Kuntani and Khaman are two neighboring villages. Both the villages come under Dabralsyun Patti. However, near past, Khaman was under Malla Dhangu Patti. Most of the villages …

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May
16

Loaning used Janeu to Groom: A Satirical and Preaching Folk Story from Garhwal

Loaning used Janeu to Groom: A Satirical and Preaching Folk Story from Garhwal (Folk Tales from Garhwal series-111) Collected by Bhishma Kukreti (Narrated by late Shrimati Kukari Devi Kukreti) This story is told in every village differently and for different purposes. The folk story is either told for showing the poverty in old time or …

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May
04

Loss by Information Sharing: a Garhwali Folk Story from Garhwal

Loss by Information Sharing: a Garhwali Folk Story from Garhwal (Folk Tales from Garhwal series-110) Collected by Bhishma Kukreti (Narrated by late Shrimati Kukari Devi Kukreti) (The Old generations do not tell this folk tale to the children they tell other common stories. The people of Jaspur tell the story when there is repetition of …

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May
01

Bijlwan Community Story about Serving Tehri Prince King Sudarshan Shah in Exile

Bijlwan Community Story about Serving Tehri Prince King Sudarshan Shah in Exile (Folk Tales from Garhwal series-109) (Narrated by Dinesh Bijlwan, Andufi Village, Patti Kwili, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand) Bhishma Kukreti There are many community stories about Gurkha invasion and Gurkha rule in Garhwal. Bhishma Kukreti penned down such community stories in past. Garhwali Playwright and …

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Apr
26

Kukreti and Jakhmola Women Fighting With Bahuguna Women for Equal Rights

Kukreti and Jakhmola Women Fighting With Bahuguna Women for Equal Rights (Folk Tales from Garhwal series) Narrated by Mrs. Damayanti Kukreti, Jaspur, Pauri Garhwal Bhishma Kukreti A social, political, cultural or religious Movement brings other movements too. Arya Samaj Movement and Independent movements brought many innumerous movements in urban and rural India. In an Uttarakhand …

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