Secret of Eclipse (ग्रहण का रहस्य)

Indian Folk Stories

22-10-2020 • 8 mins

A North Eastern Folktale
This folk story for kids from the land of North East of India, and specifically from the Khasi Tribe, tells the popular legend behind the solar eclipse. While the sun is considered a god in most of the Indian subcontinent, people belonging to the Khasi tribe consider it as a diety "Ka Sngi" and believe it is a vicious tadpole that tried to fight with the sun goddess that causes the eclipse. If you want to know why the two went about fighting in the first place, hear this popular folk story for kids in Hindi language.

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