Akbar Birbal Stories

Akbar Birbal Stories and Tales

akbar birbal stories

Birbal (1528-1583) was one of the most popular figures in Indian history. He was a minister in the administration of Mughal Emperor Akbar.  Birbal’s duties in Akbar’s court were mostly administrative and military but he was very close to Akbar because Akbar loved his wisdom, wit, and subtle humor. He was a poet and an author too. 

Birbal’s witty tales and fables are very popular amongst children. Parents can tell these Akbar Birbal stories to their kids as Bedtime stories for little kids or short motivational stories for small children. In each story, there is something to grasp. Enjoy Akbar Birbal Stories and have fun.

Four Fools

Four Fools Once Akbar asked Birbal to bring him four of the world’s worst possible four fools. So the following morning, Birbal began looking for the four fools. The first fool he saw was a Brahmin. This Brahmin was running very fast carrying a plate of betel nuts, rice, and a few other things. When…

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Birbal Identified the Guest

Birbal Identified the Guest Once Birbal was invited for supper by a rich man. The rich man had heard of Birbal’s intelligence and he wanted to see if Birbal was indeed as clever as people thought him to be. When Birbal reached the rich man’s home, he saw a huge gathering of people. Birbal greeted…

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Birbal Caught the Thief

Birbal Caught The Thief Birbal’s wisdom was known for a wide in the city of Agra. Often people would come to him with their problems. One day, a rich merchant paid a visit to Birbal. His house had been robbed, and he suspected that one of his servants had committed the robbery. So, the merchant…

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Birbal’s Journey To Heaven

Birbal’s Journey To Heaven Birbal was very wise and witty, and Emperor Akbar’s favorite. This made the other courtiers jealous of him, and they were always trying to find ways to make him look foolish. One Day the court barber, who was very jealous of Birbal, plotted a plan against him. Akbar called him to…

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