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  1. Saira.c Saira.c says:

    Tales from the Kathasaritsagara PDF/EPUB Ã Tales from tales mobile, from pdf, kathasaritsagara free, Tales from pdf, Tales from the Kathasaritsagara eBookTook me forever to find this online and in the end my Mom grabbed this for me from Bahri and Sons Booksellers in New Delhi I'm super into frame tales so discovering this was like hitting a gold mineThis 11th century collection of stories from earlier lost sources notably the Brhatkatha is fantastic stuff Some of these stories filtered into the Panchatantra and Jataka tales for people who have a familiarity with South Asian folk tales The tales also traveled west over the years and filtered into collections like the Arabian Nights Can't say enough about the TawneyPenzer edition best footnotes everseriously


  2. Shinta Shinta says:

    Tales from the Kathasaritsagara PDF/EPUB Ã Tales from tales mobile, from pdf, kathasaritsagara free, Tales from pdf, Tales from the Kathasaritsagara eBookBeautiful myths and folklores written by the brahmin societies Only in one story was the kingdom of Magadha mentioned The three worlds includes the gods the asuras and humans Noteworthy that in the stories only 3 castes according to Brahmin ideals are included the brahmins the warriors and the merchants The gods are anthropomorphic capable of all human emotions and participate in sexual activities as well If you could believe the author the world is full of handsome kings and brahmins and ravishing princesses cursing and being cursed by each others


  3. Isha Isha says:

    Tales from the Kathasaritsagara PDF/EPUB Ã Tales from tales mobile, from pdf, kathasaritsagara free, Tales from pdf, Tales from the Kathasaritsagara eBookThe Kathāsaritsāgara Ocean of the Streams of Stories is a famous 11th century collection of Indian legends fairy tales and folk tales as retold in Sanskrit by a Shaiva named Somadeva The stories


  4. Rati Mehrotra Rati Mehrotra says:

    Tales from the Kathasaritsagara PDF/EPUB Ã Tales from tales mobile, from pdf, kathasaritsagara free, Tales from pdf, Tales from the Kathasaritsagara eBookThese are some of the most ancient tales in existence and the framework is cleverly set up You can lose yourself story within story until you no longer remember which frame you are in Much is made of the fact that these stories are not 'moralistic' they are in the nature of folktales and riddles populated by a wide variety of characters where a monkey is as likely to be a hero as a prince isThis is why I have given it 3 stars I took away 2 stars because of the extreme misogyny of some of the stories Women are either wickedly lustful and meet a bad end or stupidly pious and justly rewarded They are often depicted as fickle disloyal and untrustworthy Men often have multiple wives and yet the reverse is never okayThis attitude is a reflection of the time period within which these stories were told and circulated but it didn't make for very pleasant reading I sure am glad I didn't l


  5. PTS Books Club PTS Books Club says:

    Tales from the Kathasaritsagara PDF/EPUB Ã Tales from tales mobile, from pdf, kathasaritsagara free, Tales from pdf, Tales from the Kathasaritsagara eBookKathasaritsagara ocean of the streams of stories is a famous 11th century collection of Indian legends fairy tales and folk tales as retold by a Saivite Brahmin named SomadevaNothing is known about the author other than that his father's name was Ramadevabatta The work was compiled for the entertainment of the ueen Suryamati wife of king Anantadeva of Kashmir r 1063 81It consists of 18 books of 124 chapters and than 21000 verses in addition to prose sections The principal tale


  6. Dave Dave says:

    Tales from the Kathasaritsagara PDF/EPUB Ã Tales from tales mobile, from pdf, kathasaritsagara free, Tales from pdf, Tales from the Kathasaritsagara eBookStories that have come down from original Indian myths and tales that were originally passed along by word of mouth later compiled in Sanscrit by the supposed author Somaveda The literary structure is as frame stories where one story leads to another and so forth These stories where the predecessor to well known stories such as the Arabian Nights the Decameron Caterbury Tales etc which employ the same literary strategyThese stories do not have religious underpinnings but there is evidence of Buddhist belief eg reincarnation and many of the stories do have a moral point Mostly though they are to be read for enjoyment and i


  7. Kaushik Narasimhan Kaushik Narasimhan says:

    Tales from the Kathasaritsagara PDF/EPUB Ã Tales from tales mobile, from pdf, kathasaritsagara free, Tales from pdf, Tales from the Kathasaritsagara eBookIts a jolly good collection of fables from the good old Sharada Also there are interesting references to Southern India The work is post Adi Shankara and his institutionalization of Advaita Vedanta travelling from Kerala all the way to Sharadapeeth in Kashmir The book hardly dwells into those things as its not about Dharma or Moksha The object of pursuit is 'Artha' in this compendium So its an uninhibited celebration of worldly life and though there are tales with morals it stays true to its purpose an entertainer for the ueen


  8. Rajendra Dave Rajendra Dave says:

    Tales from the Kathasaritsagara PDF/EPUB Ã Tales from tales mobile, from pdf, kathasaritsagara free, Tales from pdf, Tales from the Kathasaritsagara eBookThese are wonderful stories of humans celestials animals and demons Even in its translated form some of the passages are simply lyrical Unfortunately the translation appears to be in an abridge formForeword by Ms Doniger is an added bonus


  9. mwr mwr says:

    Tales from the Kathasaritsagara PDF/EPUB Ã Tales from tales mobile, from pdf, kathasaritsagara free, Tales from pdf, Tales from the Kathasaritsagara eBookNotes as delightful as Burton's musings on the Arabian NightsOh Rats I'm actually reading a different edition This review refers to vol 1 of the o


  10. Eric Villalobos Eric Villalobos says:

    Tales from the Kathasaritsagara PDF/EPUB Ã Tales from tales mobile, from pdf, kathasaritsagara free, Tales from pdf, Tales from the Kathasaritsagara eBookExcellent collection of stories Entertaining and the translation was very smooth I also liked how the translator gave references to similar stories or scenes from around the world although sometimes they were a bit of stretch


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