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The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India)
The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India)
The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India)
The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India)
The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India)
The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India)
The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India)
The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India)
The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India)

The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India)

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  • Dimensions:8.0 inch X 5.0 inch
  • Edition:2013
  • Author:Terry O' Brien
  • Publisher:Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
  • ISBN:9788129120724
  • Cover Type:Paperback
  • Number of Pages:132
  • Introduction

    India is land of myriad colours. With its rich history of folklore, India abounds in stories that have enthralled readers from time immemorial.

    The oral tradition of narrating stories has ensured that these stores have been passed down from generation to generation. This exciting collection brings together a few of these classic tales for the young reader.

    Contents

    Introduction vii
    Jealous Husband Taught a Lesson 1
    None but the Brave 5
    The Sound Aum 7
    Warriors of Old 9
    Got Into the Nostrils 11
    Gargi and the Brahmagnani 12
    Winner Yields the Prize 13
    The Greedy Brahmin 15
    Anger Destroys 18
    The Last Chain Broken 19
    The Muslim Governer Won Over 21
    Charity 23
    Reckless of Life 24
    Bailing Out the Ocean 29
    Snakes Settle the Creed 30
    Swallower Swallowed 32
    The Belly God's Exploits 34
    The Triumph of the Goddesses 38
    Prepared to Go to Hell 41
    Sudama 42
    Narada and the Sun and the Moon 45
    Bhrigu and Brahma 47
    How the Sun Became Less Fierce 48
    Vishnu's First Avatar-The Matsya 51
    Vishnu's Second Avatar-The Kurma 55
    Vishnu's Third Avatar-The Varaha 59
    Vishnu's Fourth Avatar-Narasimha 61
    Vishnu's Fifth Avatar-Vamana 64
    How the King Became Vishwamitra 67
    How Bali Was Defeated 69
    How Balarama Destroyed Two Mighty Asuras 73
    What Happened When Balarama Wielded the Plough 75
    How Krishna Taught Indra a Lesson 78
    How the Kauravas Were Born 80
    How Agni Got His Strength Back 82
    What Draupadi Did to Feed Ten Thousand Sages 85
    How Agastya Killed the Rakshasas 88
    Kacha and Davayani 92
    The Enlightened Butcher 97
    The Beginning of the Mahabharata 100
    Sati and Siva 112
    Krishna Janamastami 116
    Ashtavakra 120
    Breaking the Vanity of Gods 123
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