The state of Himachal Pradesh displays a pleasing diversity of cultures. The life of the people here has an easy and sweet spontaneity, which is clearly reflected in all their fairs and festivals, rituals and rites, old myths and folk tales and also in their folk music and dance form. The present volume gives a comprehensive account of the various facets of folk life in the State, in an easy and readable style.
About the Author
Gautam Sharma 'Vyathit', is a renowned Hindi writer. He has published several book on folk literature of Himachal Pradesh. He lives in dharmshala, Himachal Pradesh.
Mrinal Pande is an accomplished editor and writer she lives in Delhi
|1||The State and the People||1|
|2||The Puranic Myths||22|
|3||Religion and Magic||46|
|4||Customs and Traditions||61|
|5||The Fairs, Feasts and Festivals||88|
|6||The Languages and the Dialects||110|
|7||The Oral Tradition in Literature||117|
|8||Folk Arts and Entertainment||146|
|9||Folk Dances, Music and Musical Instruments||168|
|Appendix I: Folk Songs||181|
|Appendix II: Folk Tales||195|
|Appendix III: Riddles||208|
|Appendix IV: Sayings||213|
|Appendix V: Folk Theatre||220|
Publisher: National Book Trust, India
Weight: weight of book 315 gms
National Book Trust, India
Size: 8.3" X 5.4"
weight of book 315 gms
Item Code: IDH013