Harikatha - Wikipedia

Harikatha ( Kannada: ಹರಿಕಥೆ : Harikathe; Telugu: హరికథ : Harikatha) , literally " Story of Hari", also known as Harikatha Kaalakshepam in Telugu (Spending time to listen to Hari's story (Katha)), is a form of Hindu religious discourse in which the storyteller explores a religious theme, usually the life of a saint or a story from an Indian epic.