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Myths and Legends

Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser, Nextpod

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Jason Weiser and Carissa Weiser tell stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world ...
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The Mahabharata is this epic Indian work that encapsulates a great deal of Indian Mythology. It is a magnificent story that is constantly being rewritten and retold since its inception that was either in 3000 BC or 1500 BCE ‘Not Your Mother’s Mahabharata with SP Jayaraj’ is a podcast where I tell the story conversationally to my wife and to friends, most of whom have never heard of the tale, and so listeners familiar and unfamiliar with the story are treated to their entertainingly honest fi ...
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Civilisations across the world are full of fascinating myths and legends. Join me, your host and storyteller, Shinjan, to listen to these ancient and wonderous tales from all over the world. If you want to explore myths and legends from the Greek, Roman, Norse and other ancient civilisations, then you are at the right place. To support the podcast and show your appreciation, buy mea coffee (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/shinjanb)
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This podcast takes you into the darkest and most remote corners of India, where Chandrima Das (bestselling author of Young Blood and Twisted) uncovers how real events and people from history have transformed into magical myths, strange superstitions, and haunting lores. A ghost soldier guarding the Indo-China border; a ‘black magic’ village in Assam; an imprisoned tree in Kerala; a witch-hunt that still goes on. We will make you rethink your realities, question your beliefs, and face your de ...
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Experience Delhi

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The Experience Delhi Podcast helps travellers to Delhi fall in love with our city. Anubhav and Ketaki run the award winning www.DelhiShoppingTour.com and have been helping travellers get a local perspective on Delhi and experience things that most travellers miss when the visit Delhi.
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The podcast is specially made for the kids. The first-ever platform for the kid's all-time favorite stories selected from the best of Panchatantra and well-established storybook. All the stories are specially crafted and narrated looking at the kids' minds. please have fun listening and give feedback :) All the stories here are in Gujarati, Hindi, and English languages. https://www.facebook.com/storypodcaster https://www.instagram.com/storytales22/ https://twitter.com/Sonalshah1730
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Do we have a life mantra that we meditate upon at every present moment? What is the philosophy that guides us towards our greater life goals and purpose not in the past or future, but in the "now?" Or what we like to call - your philosophy of now? In the podcast series created by ROOTS Media, we converse with thought leaders and innovators to learn about their philosophies of now. By going through candid and honest conversations about their journeys and ultimately their life mantras, we seek ...
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Ask Aakar Anything is a weekly show where Aakar Patel shares his views on topics that you raise (and sometimes on those you should have raised). Each week Aakar answers questions sent to him from across the country on subjects as diverse as politics, current affairs, sports, entertainment and social issues answering them with a unique perspective on things, the way only he can. Irreverent, serious, insightful, analytical, funny, angry, passionate but never dull: that’s Aakar’s answer to your ...
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Swamy Vedanta Desikan is one of the greatest Vaishnavite scholars and thinkers of India. He belonged to the 13th century. He had written a number of philosophical as well as religious and poetical works in several languages. Raghuveera Gadyam is one of his important works. Gadyam means prose. Normally most of the hymns arein poetic forms. But this …
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Today we welcome our new friend Lindsay Shimizu and tell her the infamous story of the house of lac - the story that creates the first great divide between the Kauravas and the Pandavas. References to game of thrones, modern politics, and other geekdoms galore as we laugh through an otherwise pretty horrific murder plot. 😬 Azure and Lindsay wonder …
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A story from "One Thousand and One Nights" about three wondrous gifts: a clock, a security system, and a fake horse that can fly. Bet you can't guess which one wins the prize at the king's big science and geometry fair. The creature is the Tangie! It'll be your friend, but only if you want to do crime. -- Sponsors: BetterHelp: Myths and Legends is …
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The Bhagavat Gita is one of the main religious literature in the Hindu way of life. It contains about 700 verses divided into 18 cantos. It is the essence of the philosophycontained in the Upanishads and is a part of the Mahabharata which describes the story of the Pandavas and the Kouravas. The development of the variousincidents in the life of th…
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Three stories from Denmark about learning from your mistakes. Or not learning, and donating six full bags of gold to the local thieves. The creature is the swamfisk. It's horrible, horrible smell is a personal choice. Dwarves fighting cranes in Greenland: https://myths.link/376 Dustache dustpan: https://myths.link/dustache --- Sponsors: GhostBed: R…
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This hymn is a composition of Swamy Vedanta Desikan. Swamy Desikan is a great Poet-Saint. He belonged to the13th century. He had composed many hymns and many other works based on the Visishtadvaita philosophy. Notable among his great works are the‘Yadavabhudayam’ and ‘Paduka Sahasram’. His authorship of the Sri Hayagriva Stotram is one of the most …
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Today we are excited to welcome our old friend Kari Kusek to the show. Kari and Azure are taken on a surprise trip back to some of the earliest Mahabharata stories that precede where we started on episode 1. We explore 3 (of the many) examples of queerness in Hindu Mythology. Also featuring the moon, some tree spirits, and suddenly having boobs. Wh…
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This is a hymn said to have been composed by thegreat demon Ravana. Ravana committed the sin of abducting Sita and was punished by Lord Rama. We all know that. But Ravana was also a great devotee of LordShiva and he has composed this hymn praising Lord Shiva. There is a story behind this hymn. It is said that on one occasion Ravana tried to lift Mo…
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The Bhagavat Gita is one of the main religious literature in the Hindu way of life. It contains about 700 verses divided into 18 cantos. It is the essence of the philosophycontained in the Upanishads and is a part of the Mahabharata which describes the story of the Pandavas and the Kouravas. The development of the variousincidents in the life of th…
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We're back in the story of the Monkey King and the Journey to the West where maybe this monastery is different and not haunted and infested with monsters? Maybe? Please? Also, we'll see if Xuanzang is old enough to go beg for food on his own without a bodyguard. The creature is Storsjöodjuret, and it's open season on cat-headed snake monsters. --- …
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In earlier episodes, I have presented eighteen chapters from my book titled ‘Great Saints of India’. This is the nineteenth and final chapter of the book dealing with Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati. Please also visit my website at https://www.ramannithya.com/. I have published a number of e -books and audio books and you may be able to see them i…
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The Bhagavat Gita is one of the main religious literature in the Hindu way of life. It containsabout 700 verses divided into 18 cantos. It is the essence of the philosophy contained in the Upanishads and is a part of the Mahabharata which describes the story of the Pandavas and the Kouravas. The development of the various incidents in the life of t…
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Most of us are aware of Valmiki Ramayanam. It is considered to be the original and oldest version of theRamayana. Adhyathma Ramayanam is a spiritual version of Ramayanam and it finds a place in the Brahmanda Purana. It is the portrayal of a conversation between Lord Siva and Goddess Parvati as reported by Lord Brahma to Sage Narada. Its author is c…
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Undine the water elemental has a soul. And an evil uncle. And a friend who is in love with her husband. And about a thousand family members who want to see that everything works out for her. Her story, and that of Sir Huldbrand's, is far from over. The creature is Sore-Gus, who's actually pretty sore. Because he's missing both a chunk of meat from …
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The Bhagavat Gita is one of the main religious literature in the Hindu way of life. It contains about 700 verses divided into 18 cantos. It is the essence of the philosophycontained in the Upanishads and is a part of the Mahabharata which describes the story of the Pandavas and the Kouravas. The development of the variousincidents in the life of th…
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Aaron Bodling joins us to hear the story of Drupada as he is attacked by the Kuru clan. Drupada is a good king who has ruled by the wisdom he has gained from his guru, so he has no idea why a bunch of teenagers are leading an army against him. Aaron and Azure love the flashback and different version of Drupada's daughter/son Shikhandi. Satish is th…
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In earlier episodes, I have presented seventeen chapters from my book titled ‘Great Saints of India’. This is the eighteenth chapter of the book dealing with Swamy Vivekananda. Link for book https://www.draft2digital.com/book/739855 Link for audio book https://www.kobo.com/us/en/audiobook/great-saints-of-india-4 https://play.google.com/store/audiob…
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The story of Undine, by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, is a direct precursor to Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid" and comes inspired by the soulless elemental creatures some alchemists thought populated our world. Really they just want to marry you and are mostly nice. The creatures this week are the Sirena, the Boa, and more - extremel…
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The Bhagavat Gita is one of the main religious literature in the Hindu way of life. It contains about 700 verses divided into 18 cantos. It is the essence of the philosophy contained in the Upanishads and is a part of the Mahabharata which describes the story of the Pandavas and the Kouravas. The development of the variousincidents in the life of t…
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The story of Demeter from Greek mythology is one of finding her place in the world. A world run by her terrible siblings, but it's ok. She's her own person and she can weather anything as long as she has her daughter Persephone by her side. As long as nothing happens to Persephone. The creature is the Ya-Te-Veo, a story told by people who traveled …
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We welcome Shanan Custer to tell her the story of the exhibition. Drona wants to show off all he has taught his students, to bring unity to the Kuru clan and dazzle everyone with Arjuna's unparalleled skill. It doesn't go well. ☹️ Shannan expects the grudge match between Bheem and Duryhodana to be what ruins everything. Azure has specific questions…
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Two stories from Flanders (the region of Belgium, not Homer Simpson's annoyingly nice neighbor) about people who are stuck. One is a married couple who wants their long awaited dream to come true. The other is people who are literally stuck to a thing they shouldn't be touching in the first place. The creature is the Asanbosam, a pink Batman with g…
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