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Our Stories

Bringing you folklore straight from the mountains, plains, deserts and beaches of Pakistan. Transcribed, illustrated and curated with love. Happy reading! 

-Team Folkloristan

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Chirmaan Hakim

Reshun's braveheart, hero, ghost-slayer and more!

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Gul Noor

Flowers bloomed as he laughed...

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The Clever Little Sparrow

A tale about a smart tiny sparrow who outwits a lion!


The Legend of Qilla Ranikot

A fairy-pond inside an age old fort in Sindh.

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Three Jinns, Wives, & Paratha's

A rather comical fable about a beggar with three wives.

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Phabbo and the Deo

A smart mother protects her little girl from a mean giant with a little trick!


Dulla Bhatti

A hero from Punjabi lore who bravely rebelled against Akbar the Great


The Mystic and the Rationalist

A chronicle from a British prison.

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Your Kingdom for my Chaddar

A battle, a blessing and a lost kingdom; over a girl's veil.

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Dur Bibi

Pakistan's very own Rapunzel and her handsome prince

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Robbery at the Fae Palace

A robbery legend from the Castle of Ice on the peak of Nanga Parbat.

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The Legend of Kharan Fort

The tale of one of Balochistan's oldest forts.

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