Sources

  1. Story: Dharnendra and Padmavati, Collected by: Parul Doshi, Location: Maharashtra
  2. Story: The King Who Donated his Children, Collected by: Utkarsh Patel, Text source: Jataka Tales, Vessantara Jataka No. 547, Location: Pan India
  3. Story: The Frog King and the Snake, Collected by : Vidya Kamat, Told by : Sitabai Pai Panandiker, Text Source: Panchatantra, Location: Pan India
  4. Story:The Mongol Raider of Diskit, Collected by: Arundhuti Dasgupta, Told by: Monk at Disket monastery, Text Source: Recent Research on Ladakh 6: Proceedings of the Sixth International Colloquium on Ladakh Leh 1993 by Henry Osmaston and Nawang Tsering, Location: Ladakh
  5. Story: Gangamma’s Revenge, Collected by : Vidya Kamat, Textual Source: Doniger, Wendy, Splitting the Difference, OUP, New Delhi, 2000, pp286, Location: Andhra Pradesh
  6. Story: The prince who was hurled in the air, Collected by: Utkarsh Patel, Text Source: Jataka Tales, Tale No 07., Location: Pan-India
  7. Story: The Love Ballad of Dhola-Maru, Collected by: Arundhuti Dasgupta Singhal, Text Source: Myths, saints and legends in Medieval India, Charlotte Vaudeville, Location: Rajasthan
  8. Story: Syamantika, Satyabhama and Krishna, Collected by: Arundhuti Dasgupta, Text source: Vishnu Purana, Translated by Horace Hayman Wilson, Location: Uttar Pradesh
  9. Story: The Greatest Love, Collected by: Utkarsh Patel, Text source: Srimad Bhagvatam, Astadala Yogamala-Volume 3, Location: Pan India
  10. Story: Dancing for the King, Collected by : Janaki Sincro, Location : Goa
  11. Story: Draupadi, Goddess of the Forest,Collected by: Arundhuti Dasgupta, Text source: The Cult of Draupadi: Mythologies from Gingee to Kurukshetra by Alf Hiltebeitel, Location: Tamil Nadu
  12. Story: Parikshit Sushobhana, Collected by: Utkarsh Patel, Text Source: Mahabharata, Vana Parva: Markandeya-Samasya Parva: Section CLXL, Location: Pan India
  13. Story: Being Indra, Collected by: Vidya Kamat, Text source: Vishnu Purana – Book IV. Chapter IX
    Location: Pan India
  14. Story: The Woman who gave Birth to Twelve Castes, Collected by: Utkarsh Patel, Text Source: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume VI of VII, Edgar Thurston
    Location: Kerala
  15. Story: Bhadrakali and Darika, Collected by: Arundhuti Dasgupta, Text Source: South Asian Folklore, An Encyclopaedia; Edited by Margaret Mills, Peter Claus and Sarah Diamond, Location: Tamil Nadu
  16. Story: The other Indra, Collected by: Utkarsh Patel, Text Source: Myths and Legends of India, J M Macfie, Location: Pan-India
  17. Story: Ancestor, Sir Monitor Lizard, Collected by: Arundhuti Dasgupta, Text Source: Myths and Legends of the Andamans by A. R. Radcliffe Brown, Location: Andaman & Nicobar Islands
  18. Story: The mud-head goddess, Collected by: Vidya Kamat, Text source: Aithihyamala Vol-1 By Kottarathil Shankunni ( Malayalam), Location: Kerala
  19. Story: Karna flows down the river,  Collected by: Arundhuti Dasgupta, Text Source: Mahabharata, Location: Pan India
  20. Story: A goddess, a sadhvi and Krishnaa’s sister, Collected by: Arundhuti Dasgupta, Text Source: Collected Papers on Jaina Studies, Padmanabh S Jaini, Location: Uttar Pradesh
  21. Story: Celebrations in death,Collected by: Utkarsh Patel, Text source: Srimad Bhagvatam, Location: Pan India
  22. Story: Born from Bhima’s mace, Collected by: Arundhuti Dasgupta, Location: Uttarakhand
  23. Story: The eagle and the devi, Collected by Arundhiti Dasgupta and and Shaiontoni Bose
  24. Story: The world from an egg,Collected by: Arundhuti Dasgupta, Source: S A Dange, Tribal and other accounts, Myths of creation (Papers read at a seminar on March 17, 1989/Department of Sanskrit), Location: Himachal Pradesh
  25. Story: The virgin goddess, Collected by: Vidya kamat, Text Source: Tamil Temple Myths by David Dean Shulman, Location: Tamil Nadu
  26. Story: The earth has seven parts, Collected by: Arundhuti Dasgupta, Text Source: Gond oral tradition in Odisha by Dr Mahendra Kumar Mishra, Location: Odisha
  27. Story: Cigarette baba of Junagadh, Collected by: Utkarsh Patel, Source:, Location: Gujarat
  28. Story: The Nath Jogi’s head, Collected by: Devdutt Pattanaik, Location: Maharashtra
  29. Story: How a village got its deity, Collected by: Anjali S. Pai Panandiker, Location: Karnataka
  30. Story: How long is the night, Collected by: Shaiontoni Bose, Location: Nagaland
  31. Story: The assault on Mandodari, Collected by: Arundhuti Dasgupta, Text Source: Wheeler, James Talboys (1869). The History of India from the Earliest Ages: The Rámáyana and the Brahmanic period, Location: Pan India
  32. Story: Upon a boar’s tusk, Collected by: Arundhuti Dasgupta, Text source: Alf Hiltebeitel, The Cult of Draupadi 1-Mythologies: From Gingee to Kurukshetra, Location: Tamil Nadu
  33. Story: The sun and the sky, Collected by: Vidya Kamat, Text source: A Flowering Tree and other oral tales from India By A.K. Ramanujan, Penguin, 1997, Location: Karnataka
  34. Story: Shani’s curse, Lakshmi’s boon, Collected by: Arundhuti Dasgupta, Text source: Folktales of Bengal by Rev Lal Behari Dey, Location: Bengal