We present three stories for your enjoyment this week on Inspiration Sounds. Each tale centres on an important figure from Indian history. Every culture and country has had within its walls many great people through out time, but those people featured in today’s episode managed to transcend their own countries and become known and respected throughout the world.

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
One of India’s most respected Sanskrit professors uses his knowledge and wit to illumine an English superior.

The Train Journey
An amusing story about the father of one of the world’s most illumined poets, who grew up to become a Nobel Prize winner.

The Queen’s Plight
The continuation of last week’s story about King Rama Gupta and his wife. While taking a short journey they are captured by King Shaka. Rama Gupta is left with a difficult decision while the question remains, who will come to save them?

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Artist: Budhsamudra Knox
Release year: 2008
Duration: 14:10
Acknowledgements: Sri Chinmoy, Budhsamudra Knox, John Gillespie
Format: Advanced Audio Coding