The Magic Fiddle: The story of Girl with Seven Brothers

Apr 10, 2017, 03:49 AM

This is a folktale from India, about a girl who has seven brothers. The wives of the seven brothers get the girl killed, and she is reborn as a bamboo shoot. She is made into a flute by a Fakir. Listen to this story to learn what happens next.

This story was translated into English by Joseph Jacobs in the early 20th century. We bring it to you in audio form through the Myths, Legends and Fairytales of India Podcast. Did you like this story? If you we would love to hear from you! You can leave a review for us on your favorite podcasting app or write to us at contact at gaathastory dot com or by visiting