Indian Culture Stories Sanskar

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Chanda Books, Oct 31, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 156 pages
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The collection of stories contained in this book is an attempt to capture some of the values and norms that are prevalent in small-town India. These are the stories the authors heard from their parents, grandparents, neighbors, or read them in an assorted and mixed format in various books. The stories originate from various sources, including Mahabharata, Ramayana, Puranas and Jatakas. Collecting them together will let the new generation know of the moral norms that are considered part of an Indian culture.
 

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Contents

First among Gods
1
The Half Eaten Plums
14
The Open Braid
28
The Gentle Snake
34
Savitri
53
Bhima and the Monkey
66
The Birth of Ganga
81
Krishna and Sudama
97
The Cheap Mare
108
Back from Death
125
Somus Dreams
141
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DINESH C. VERMA, PhD, is Manager of the Policy and Networking Group at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, New York. He received his doctorate from University of California, Berkeley, and holds more than fourteen patents in the area of computer networking. Dr. Verma is the author of Content Distribution Networks: An Engineering Approach (published by Wiley).

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