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Panchatantra: The Stories of birds and animals that reveal the truths of the practical life
Panchatantra: The Stories of birds and animals that reveal the truths of the practical life
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When the teachers failed to impart knowledge to the frivolour princes, Pandit Vishnu Sharma promised the king that he could put sense into them through moral stories. He did it and the princes became astute Youngman.

That is the background of the creation of Panchatantra. It proves that the teacher knew the basic principles of education and was well versed with child psychology. He taught the princes wisdom and common sense through a series of engaging stories featuring birds and animals which later became famous all over the world. The stories make several volumes. The stories became an inspiration and the models fro thousand of other stories created later on.

The stories are simple but the message is sublime and they touch the heart in a very natural way.

When the herd the elephants would pass that way thousands of rats would get crushed under their hooves.

The king of rats requested to the king of elephants to change his route. He said that may be some day he would be about to pay back kindness in some way if he was obliged.

The elephant king obliged and changed the route of his herd.

Some time later, the hunters laid traps for elephants. The king elephant got trapped. The king rat heard the cry and realized that ht elephant was in trouble. He gathered his rat army and raced to the trapped elephant king. They gnawed away the ropes of ths trap and greed the elephants.

Don't ignore someone because of his size. No one knows when you will require the help of whom.

Foreword

Living is an art. One who knows how to live never faces any defeat in life. For him a defeat becomes a rung of the ladder of success. The philosophy of life is to know the basic rulers and prepare one to face adverse conditions and situations. That is why for a worldly wise one the word impossible is meaningless. Fate is the alibi of cowards and idlers.

One ancestors were masters in simplifying a complex matter. Panchatantra is the best example of it. They devised a simple way of explaining the complicated situations through the stories of animals and birds. The stories are endearingly simple yet they reveal a great philosophical depth. That is their real beauty.

Whatever wisdom the stories pass on to the listeners or the readers enables them to apply it in their own lives in similar situations. Then, one really appreciates the value of these stories.

These fascinating stories click into the minds of the young readers and educate them while entertaining. The adults also find them as interesting and educative as they were when they read them in their childhood.

Panchatantra stories are truly for ever and for all.

Book I
Interesting Stories from Panchatantra

CONTENTS

THE MARRIAGE OF A SNAKE 3
THE DONKEY AND THE CUNNING FOX 6
A POOR BRAHMIN'S DREAM 10
THE CAMEL WITH A BELL ROUND HIS NECK 12
THE THIEF AND THE SANYASI 14
KING NANDA AND VARARUCHI 16
TWO FISH AND A FROG 18
WHY THE OWLS BECAME ENEMIES OF THE CROWS 20
THE DONKEY WHO SANG A SONG 23
THE RABBITS AND THE ELEPHANTS 26
SOMILAKA THE WEAVER 29
THE OLD WISE CROW 32
THE CUNNING JUDGE 35
THE MERCHANT AND THE BARBER 38
Book II
Inspiring Stories from Panchatantra

CONTENTS

THE GOLDEN BIRDS AND THE GOLDEN SWANS 3
THE OLD GREEDY CRANE 6
THE FOOLISH JACKAL 10
THE GOLDEN BIRD AND THE KING 12
THE MOUSE AND THE BULL 14
THE FOX AND THE ELEPHANT 16
THREE FISH AND THE FISHERMEN 20
THE JACKAL AND THE DRUM 22
BEWARE OF MEAN FRIENDS 24
THE FROG AND THE SERPENT 30
THE GOLDEN GOAT 34
WHEN THE LION CAME BACK TO LIFE 35
THE CUNNING SNAKE 38
Book III
Moral Stories from Panchatantra

CONTENTS

THE TAKETIVE TORTOISE 3
THE SAGE AND THE MOUSE 6
THE REVENGE OF THE ELEPHANT 10
THE PEACOCK AND THE FOX 12
THE DONKEY AND THE LEPORD'S SKIN 14
THE JACKAL AND THE ARROW 16
THE STAG AND HIS ANTLERS 18
THE HUNTER AND THE DOVES 20
THE FAKE KING 23
THE BRAHMIN AND THE THREE THUGS 26
THE LITTLE MICE AND THE BIG ELEPHANTS 29
THE BRAHMIN AND THE SNAKE 32
THE CLEVER JACKAL 35
THE CAT, THE RAT AND THE HNTER 38

Panchatantra: The Stories of birds and animals that reveal the truths of the practical life

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IDH532
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Hardcover
Publisher:
Manoj Publications
ISBN:
8181337905
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9.5" X 7.2"
Pages:
120 {Illustration throughout in Colour}
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From the Jacket

When the teachers failed to impart knowledge to the frivolour princes, Pandit Vishnu Sharma promised the king that he could put sense into them through moral stories. He did it and the princes became astute Youngman.

That is the background of the creation of Panchatantra. It proves that the teacher knew the basic principles of education and was well versed with child psychology. He taught the princes wisdom and common sense through a series of engaging stories featuring birds and animals which later became famous all over the world. The stories make several volumes. The stories became an inspiration and the models fro thousand of other stories created later on.

The stories are simple but the message is sublime and they touch the heart in a very natural way.

When the herd the elephants would pass that way thousands of rats would get crushed under their hooves.

The king of rats requested to the king of elephants to change his route. He said that may be some day he would be about to pay back kindness in some way if he was obliged.

The elephant king obliged and changed the route of his herd.

Some time later, the hunters laid traps for elephants. The king elephant got trapped. The king rat heard the cry and realized that ht elephant was in trouble. He gathered his rat army and raced to the trapped elephant king. They gnawed away the ropes of ths trap and greed the elephants.

Don't ignore someone because of his size. No one knows when you will require the help of whom.

Foreword

Living is an art. One who knows how to live never faces any defeat in life. For him a defeat becomes a rung of the ladder of success. The philosophy of life is to know the basic rulers and prepare one to face adverse conditions and situations. That is why for a worldly wise one the word impossible is meaningless. Fate is the alibi of cowards and idlers.

One ancestors were masters in simplifying a complex matter. Panchatantra is the best example of it. They devised a simple way of explaining the complicated situations through the stories of animals and birds. The stories are endearingly simple yet they reveal a great philosophical depth. That is their real beauty.

Whatever wisdom the stories pass on to the listeners or the readers enables them to apply it in their own lives in similar situations. Then, one really appreciates the value of these stories.

These fascinating stories click into the minds of the young readers and educate them while entertaining. The adults also find them as interesting and educative as they were when they read them in their childhood.

Panchatantra stories are truly for ever and for all.

Book I
Interesting Stories from Panchatantra

CONTENTS

THE MARRIAGE OF A SNAKE 3
THE DONKEY AND THE CUNNING FOX 6
A POOR BRAHMIN'S DREAM 10
THE CAMEL WITH A BELL ROUND HIS NECK 12
THE THIEF AND THE SANYASI 14
KING NANDA AND VARARUCHI 16
TWO FISH AND A FROG 18
WHY THE OWLS BECAME ENEMIES OF THE CROWS 20
THE DONKEY WHO SANG A SONG 23
THE RABBITS AND THE ELEPHANTS 26
SOMILAKA THE WEAVER 29
THE OLD WISE CROW 32
THE CUNNING JUDGE 35
THE MERCHANT AND THE BARBER 38
Book II
Inspiring Stories from Panchatantra

CONTENTS

THE GOLDEN BIRDS AND THE GOLDEN SWANS 3
THE OLD GREEDY CRANE 6
THE FOOLISH JACKAL 10
THE GOLDEN BIRD AND THE KING 12
THE MOUSE AND THE BULL 14
THE FOX AND THE ELEPHANT 16
THREE FISH AND THE FISHERMEN 20
THE JACKAL AND THE DRUM 22
BEWARE OF MEAN FRIENDS 24
THE FROG AND THE SERPENT 30
THE GOLDEN GOAT 34
WHEN THE LION CAME BACK TO LIFE 35
THE CUNNING SNAKE 38
Book III
Moral Stories from Panchatantra

CONTENTS

THE TAKETIVE TORTOISE 3
THE SAGE AND THE MOUSE 6
THE REVENGE OF THE ELEPHANT 10
THE PEACOCK AND THE FOX 12
THE DONKEY AND THE LEPORD'S SKIN 14
THE JACKAL AND THE ARROW 16
THE STAG AND HIS ANTLERS 18
THE HUNTER AND THE DOVES 20
THE FAKE KING 23
THE BRAHMIN AND THE THREE THUGS 26
THE LITTLE MICE AND THE BIG ELEPHANTS 29
THE BRAHMIN AND THE SNAKE 32
THE CLEVER JACKAL 35
THE CAT, THE RAT AND THE HNTER 38
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