16 minutes | Sep 10, 2020

Episode 32 | Aik Pahaar Aur Gulehri (Allama Iqbal’s Poem For Kids | The Mountain & The Squirrel)

BKK #32: How does a squirrel respond to an arrogant mountain who looks down upon her and tries to make her feel small and insignificant. What wisdom does she share with the mountain and what lesson is in store for us?In this episode, Mahwash introduces the kids to Allama Muhammad Iqbal, the Poet of the East, and goes over Iqbal’s famous poem ‘Aik Pahaar Aur Gulehri’  for kids. Iqbal has written numerous poems for the kids with very strong messages, and Mahwash tries to explain this poem in simple language to the kids.Iqbal is one of Mahwash’s favourite poets and she hopes that it will motivate kids to read more of Iqbal’s work, and take inspiration from him, just like she does.Kids learn Urdu words for Mountain, Squirrel, Arrogance, Wisdom, Intelligence, and Step among others.-Want to SUPPORT Bachpan Ki Kahaniyan? Thank You! You can do so through Patreon. Join BKK Facebook Community: Bachpan Ki Kahaniyan More on Mahwash's work: website Instagram: @bachpan_ki_kahaniyan_bkk   -Welcome to the First-Ever Podcast on Urdu Stories for children! Urdu stories from our childhood, narrated by Mahwash. Living abroad Mahwash realized that in the fast paced life of a modern expat family, children lose touch with their Pakistani heritage, language and experiences. Through the retelling of these stories she brings to life our childhood experiences, building curiosity and imagination in our children, giving new life to the famous characters of yore. Mahwash aims to revive the art and medium of Urdu story narration and lessons learnt all the while preserving our language and culture.  It’s the kahanis of our nanis and dadi, retold for our children again!Artwork by: Kanwal MushtaqSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/BachpanKiKahaniyan)
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