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Folk tales of Bihar

Mira Pakrasi

Folk tales of Bihar

by Mira Pakrasi

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Published by Sterling Publishers in Jullundur .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- India -- Bihar (State)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMira Pakrasi.
    SeriesFolk tales of India series -- 14
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR305.5B5 P34
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18778378M

    Read more about New book brings to life time-tested folktales from Bihar on Business Standard. At a time when children are mostly found hooked to smartphones and gaming consoles, a new book with a riveting compilation of timeless folk stories from rural Bihar has sought to keep the tradition of storytelling alive among the Gen Z and Gen. The Folk Tales of Bihar: an Anthropological Perspective The Folk Tales of Bihar: an Anthropological Perspective. Author(s): Sarita Sahay Subject(s): Customs CEEOL is a leading provider of academic e-journals and e-books in the Humanities and Social Sciences from and about Central and Eastern Europe. In the rapidly changing digital sphere Author: Sarita Sahay.

    Bihar (/ b ɪ ˈ h ɑːr /; Hindi pronunciation: [bɪˈɦaːr] ()) is a state in eastern is the third-largest state by population and twelfth-largest by territory, with an area of 94, km 2 (36, sq mi). It is contiguous with Uttar Pradesh to its west, Nepal to the north, the northern part of West Bengal to the east, and with Jharkhand to the l: Patna. Apart from folk tales, Bihar is rich in numerous ballads and folk songs sung on different occasions either in order to increase the efficiency of hu- man labour or for recreational purposes.

      By giving a new lease of life through ‘Greatest Folk Tales of Bihar’ to the dying folk tales, the author has accomplished his mission. “I have collected the stories of my book mostly from the elderly people of the remote areas of Bihar,” says Nalin Verma. “These stories were nowhere in any book. The antiquarian remains in Bihar Issue 4 of Historical researches series, Kashi Prasad Jayaswal Research Institute K. P. Jayaswal Research Institute, Patna. Historical researches series. Vol. 4: Author: Devendrakumar Rajaram Patil: Publisher: Kashi Prasad Jayaswal Research Institute, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized.


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Folk tales of Bihar by Mira Pakrasi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Author Nalin Verma offers 37 folk tales and fables from Bihar, his homeland. These stories are filled with virtually every type of sentient being: sparrows and crows, jackals and lions, thieves and Brahmins, priests and thugs.

Verma ends each tale with a short moral, such as, "You will find God if 4/5. Folk Tales of Bihar Unknown Binding – January 1, See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Unknown Binding "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover from $ Folk Tales of Bihar.

by Mira Pakrasi (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Unknown Binding "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover Author: Mira Pakrasi.

Our childhood memories are the ones we cherish the most and The Greatest Folk Tales from Bihar is a front runner in reviving those memories of happy, carefree days.

These folktales are popular and very appropriate for little children and young adults but some stories like The Rakshasi’s Sacrifice and Saranga and Sadabrij should be read under parental : Nasreen Khan.

The Greatest Folk Tales of Bihar. The Greatest Folk Tales of Bihar is a new book of stories by Nalin Verma from the Bihar region of India. There are human skulls speaking to men.

There are demonesses falling in love with their prey. There is a jackal pretending. There is probably not a single book on the folk tales of north and south Bihar in English, although there is no dearth of such stories. Rev. Bodding whose studies on the Santals indicate his monumental labour and keenness had collected a number of folk stories of the Santal Parganas.

The common folk tales of North Bihar have been beautifully recounted by the author in some impeccable prose. The witty folktales of Gonu Jha.

Folk tales of Bihar. New Delhi, Sahitya Akademi [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Pranab Chandra Roy Choudhury.

Folk tales (texts) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pakrasi, Mira. Folk tales of Bihar. New Delhi, Sterling Publishers [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All. - Buy Folk Tales of Bihar book online at best prices in india on Read Folk Tales of Bihar book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Hardcover.

About the Book India is a treasure-trove of folktales born out of the customs and traditions of the country. Sometimes these tales are retold in its different regions, while imparting the imparting the local flavour to them. The mobility of the folktales can be attributed to the pilgrims and travelers journeying from one part of the country to another.

A rapid spread of mental and material development has taken place in Bihar resulting in movement of people and change in the values and norms making it Author: P. Roy Chaudhury. Greatest Folk Tales of Bihar by Nalin Verma. Published this year in October, this collection of stories brings together intriguing animal and human characters that narrate the age old wisdom of the villages of Bihar.

Buy the book here. Romana Klee | Seven blind men and an elephant is a parable found in Indian traditions. It is particularly used. The Great Folk Tales of Bihar is a serious attempt to store and preserve verbal history, and it reminds us that narration from the likes of unlettered Patru Ahir and Dasrath Lohar should continue to regale generations.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Bihar, one of the most important states of India, has a rich tradition of folk culture.

'Panchtantra', the collection of famous Indian folk tales, has its origin in the telling of morality stories to the princes of 'Pataliputra' (Patna - the capital of Bihar). The Greatest Folk Tales of Bihar is a collection of timeless tales that have been told through generations, are adored for being a literature and treated as sacred testament of village wisdom.

The stories are a source of joy for younger generations and a celebration of the past for the older ones.4/5(). Bihar had a class of professional story-tellers, particularly in Mithila and Bhojpur areas. They used to wander from village to village and narrate stories in verse and prose.

The Mithila Raja and. The Greatest Folk Tales of Bihar is a collection of timeless tales that have been told through generations, are adored for being a literature and treated as sacred testament of village stories are a source of joy for younger generations and a celebration of the past for the older ones.

Firmly grounded in village life with characters both human and animals, The Greatest Folk Tales of. The Greatest Folk Tales of Bihar is a collection of timeless tales that have been told through generations, are adored for being a literature and treated as sacred testament of village wisdom.

The stories are a source of joy for younger generations and a celebration of the past for the older ones. New Book Brings To Life Time-tested Folktales From Bihar At a time when children are mostly found hooked to smartphones and gaming consoles, a new book with a riveting compilation of timeless folk stories from rural Bihar has sought to keep the tradition of storytelling alive among the Gen Z.

Teacher, author and journalist Nalin Verma has been reporting and writing on Bihar for over 30 years. In The Greatest Folk Tales of Bihar, Verma collects stories that have been passed on from one generation to the next through centuries, with the help of a thriving, long-standing oral : Aarushi Agrawal.(Representative Image) Image Credit: Storyblocks.

At a time when children are mostly found hooked to smartphones and gaming consoles, a new book with a riveting compilation of timeless folk stories from rural Bihar has sought to keep the tradition of storytelling alive among the Gen Z and Gen Alpha members.

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