Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Hindi > हिंदू धर्म > महाभारत > The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India)
Pages from the book
The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India)
Look Inside the Book
Description
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

Introductionvii
Jealous Husband Taught a Lesson1
None but the Brave5
The Sound Aum7
Warriors of Old9
Got Into the Nostrils11
Gargi and the Brahmagnani12
Winner Yields the Prize13
The Greedy Brahmin15
Anger Destroys18
The Last Chain Broken19
The Muslim Governer Won Over21
Charity23
Reckless of Life24
Bailing Out the Ocean29
Snakes Settle the Creed30
Swallower Swallowed32
The Belly God's Exploits34
The Triumph of the Goddesses38
Prepared to Go to Hell41
Sudama42
Narada and the Sun and the Moon45
Bhrigu and Brahma47
How the Sun Became Less Fierce48
Vishnu's First Avatar-The Matsya51
Vishnu's Second Avatar-The Kurma55
Vishnu's Third Avatar-The Varaha59
Vishnu's Fourth Avatar-Narasimha61
Vishnu's Fifth Avatar-Vamana64
How the King Became Vishwamitra67
How Bali Was Defeated69
How Balarama Destroyed Two Mighty Asuras73
What Happened When Balarama Wielded the Plough75
How Krishna Taught Indra a Lesson78
How the Kauravas Were Born80
How Agni Got His Strength Back82
What Draupadi Did to Feed Ten Thousand Sages85
How Agastya Killed the Rakshasas88
Kacha and Davayani92
The Enlightened Butcher97
The Beginning of the Mahabharata100
Sati and Siva112
Krishna Janamastami116
Ashtavakra120
Breaking the Vanity of Gods123
Sample Pages









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

Deal 20% Off
Item Code:
NAL874
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2013
ISBN:
9788129120724
Language:
English
Size:
8.0 inch X 5.0 inch
Pages:
132
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 94 gms
Price:
$16.00
Discounted:
$12.80   Shipping Free
You Save:
$3.20 (20%)
Look Inside the Book
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India)
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 3539 times since 28th Apr, 2016
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

Introductionvii
Jealous Husband Taught a Lesson1
None but the Brave5
The Sound Aum7
Warriors of Old9
Got Into the Nostrils11
Gargi and the Brahmagnani12
Winner Yields the Prize13
The Greedy Brahmin15
Anger Destroys18
The Last Chain Broken19
The Muslim Governer Won Over21
Charity23
Reckless of Life24
Bailing Out the Ocean29
Snakes Settle the Creed30
Swallower Swallowed32
The Belly God's Exploits34
The Triumph of the Goddesses38
Prepared to Go to Hell41
Sudama42
Narada and the Sun and the Moon45
Bhrigu and Brahma47
How the Sun Became Less Fierce48
Vishnu's First Avatar-The Matsya51
Vishnu's Second Avatar-The Kurma55
Vishnu's Third Avatar-The Varaha59
Vishnu's Fourth Avatar-Narasimha61
Vishnu's Fifth Avatar-Vamana64
How the King Became Vishwamitra67
How Bali Was Defeated69
How Balarama Destroyed Two Mighty Asuras73
What Happened When Balarama Wielded the Plough75
How Krishna Taught Indra a Lesson78
How the Kauravas Were Born80
How Agni Got His Strength Back82
What Draupadi Did to Feed Ten Thousand Sages85
How Agastya Killed the Rakshasas88
Kacha and Davayani92
The Enlightened Butcher97
The Beginning of the Mahabharata100
Sati and Siva112
Krishna Janamastami116
Ashtavakra120
Breaking the Vanity of Gods123
Sample Pages









Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to The Beginning of The Mahabharata and Other Stories (Fables from India) (Hindi | Books)

Megha Meets Vishwakarma (The Story of Indian Crafts)
Deal 20% Off
by Harsha V. Dehejia
Hardcover (Edition: 2014)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAK523
$43.00$34.40
You save: $8.60 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Myth and Me (The Indian Story)
by LAKSHMI LAL
Paperback (Edition: 2003)
Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDD605
$17.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Essence of India – Tales That Celebrate the Indian Spirit(Set of 26 Comic Books)
Deal 20% Off
Paperback
Amar Chitra Katha
Item Code: ACN10
$85.00$68.00
You save: $17.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
A Treasury Of Ancient Indian Tales
by Swagata Deb
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
Rupa Publications India Pvt.Ltd
Item Code: NAD953
$15.00
SOLD
365 Tales From Indian Mythology
Hardcover (Edition: 2015)
Om Books International
Item Code: NAD434
$36.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Holy Cow and Other Indian Stories
by Tarun Chopra
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
Prakash Books
Item Code: IHL702
$36.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Seasons of Splendour: Tales, Myths and Legends of India
Deal 20% Off
by Michael Foreman
Paperback (Edition: 1992)
A Puffin Original
Item Code: IHL283
$21.00$16.80
You save: $4.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Cradle Tales Of Hindusim
by Nvedita
Paperback (Edition: 2007)
Advaita Ashram
Item Code: NAE426
$16.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Suryaputra Kaunteya (The Story of Karna The Great)
by Indirabai M. Rau
Paperback (Edition: 2002)
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
Item Code: IHL714
$16.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
I received the Nataraj sculpture today and it is beautiful! Thank you so much for packing it so carefully and shipping so quickly! 
Emiko, USA
Thank you for shipping the book. Appreciate your website and ease of use.
Sivaprasad, USA
Nice website--clear, easy to use, no glitches.
M. Brice
Thank you for providing great stuff during such a crazy time. Have a great day!
Ben
Thank you so much for creating abundance for many people in their growth and understanding of themselves and our world. Your site has offers many resources in growing and learning spiritually, physically, and also mentally. It is much needed in our world today, and I thank you.
M. Altman, USA
The book intended for my neighbour has arrived in the netherlands, very pleased to do business with India :)
Erik, Netherlands
Thank you for selling such useful items.   Much love.
Daniel, USA
I have beeen using this website for along time n i got book which I ordered n im getting fully benefited. And I recomend others to visit this wesite n do shopping thanks.
Leela, USA
IAs a serious student and teacher of Bhagavad Gītā, Upaniṣad and Jyotiṣa I have found you have some good editions of English with sanskrit texts. Having texts of high quality with both is essential.   This has been a user friendly experience
Dean, USA
Very happy with the purchase!
Amee, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India