71 Golden Tales Of Panchatantra - 4

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71 Golden Tales Of Panchatantra - 4
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Author: Santhini Govindan
Format: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 9788178060774
Code: 9284D
Pages: 56
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Published: 1970
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The Panchatantra Stories are over 5000 years old. Originally narrated in Sanskrit, they were popularised in their present form by Pandit Vishnu Sharma.

Legend has it that King Amar Shakti asked Pandit Sharma to impart worldly wisdom to his three sons. Pandit Sharma agreed to do this within six months.

Thereupon, he narrated stories daily with subtle messages that taught various qualities for success and survival, such as unity, friendship, firmness of mind, earnestness, etc.

These tales were called Panchatantra. Panch means five, and tantra refers to codes of conduct. The stories were largely based on animal characters, making it very interesting for children.

Some stories covered in this volume:

*Somilaka`s Destiny

*The Frog King and the Snake

*The Magic Hen

*The Princess and the Seedling

*King Chandra and the Monkey King

*The Brahmin and the Crab

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About the Author(s)

Santhini Govindan is an award-winning children's writer. Many of her short stories have appeared in The Hindu, The Deccan Herald, The Sunday Observer, Children's World, Tinkle, Champak, Children's Digest, PCM Children's Magazine and Highlights for Children (published from Pennsylvania, USA).

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