Tales and Legends from India by M. Dorothy Belgrave

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Customs & folklore,
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Folklore & Mythology

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8059206M
ISBN 100766149188
ISBN 109780766149182

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Indian Tales and Legends is a book of contrasts: there are simple folk tales about cats, mice and tortoises, about a tiger of very great cunning, and a jackal who dyed himself blue. There are strange legends of ten-headed demons, of rogues and villains, of splendid kings ruling from jewelled thrones, the air around them heavy with the scent of /5.

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New Delhi: New Editions Pub. House, © (OCoLC) Online version: King, Elaine. Tales & legends of India. New Delhi: New Editions Pub. House, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elaine King. Folk tales form an important part the Indian culture.

Besides the hitopadesha, Jataka and Panchatantra, each region/state has its own treasure of folklore. The folklores and folktales have been an eternal part of every culture since ages. When it comes to Indian folk tales, the country of diverse religions, languages and cultures has a complete.

India is the second most populous country with billion people. During its years of history, four of the major religions in the world were formed in India.

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Author: Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Published: Seasons of Splendor by Michal R. is a really great book because it has Indian tales. Two of my favorite tales in this book have my favorite characters: Lakshmi and the Cleaver Washer Woman the characters in that tale are: Lakshmi the king, and the cleaver washerwoman.5/5(5).

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A Collection of Kachári Folk-Tales and Rhymes by J. Anderson.; Folklore of the Santal Parganas by Cecil. Bringing together nearly one hundred tales translated from fourteen languages, Folktales of India opens the vast narrative world of Indian folklore to readers of English.

Beck includes oral tales collected from tribal areas, peasant groups, urban areas, and remote villages in north and south India, and the distinctive boundary regions of Kashmir, Assam, and Manipur.5/5(1).

All The Magic And Excitement Of India Comes Alive In This Rich And Dazzling Collection Of Short Stories-Tales Of Gods And Goddesses, Princes, Kings And Ordinary Men And Women. The Stories Are Arranged According To The Sequence Of The Hindu Year, Including Short Anecdotes About The Festivals That Have Grown Around The Folk Tales.

About: The rich culture and vast landscape of India come alive in their ancient folk tales and folklore. Indian folklore and fairy tales have entertained and enlightened generations, since the dawn of language to modern time, with ballads of heroes, so beloved, they are deified and worshiped around the continent, and with epic poetry that strengthens and heralds a.

True to India’s diversity, the third section of both volumes comprises legends and folk tales from Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist, Jain, Christian and tribal sources. The volumes of Myths and Legends of India are a treasure to delight in and cherish."Author: William Radice.

Animal tales that explore moral themes, trickster tales that stretch the imagination, and stories that exemplify the continuing battle between good and evil forces in the world-all of these are found in tales from India.

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According to J. Gray, the compiler of the collection. Stories have been an essential teaching aid in traditional educational systems in India; from the days of the Ramayana and Mahabharata, when children were sent to live with their gurus (teachers) at the gurukul. Girls and boys alike were initiated into the gurukul before the age of eight and stories were used to teach everything, from sciences and mathematics to arts and.

Synopsis Beautifully told retellings of classic stories from India. Full of richness and warmth, these tales of tender love, great heroism, acts of sacrifice, foolishness and friendship come vividly to life.

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