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Seasons of splendour : tales, myths & legends of India

Author: Madhur Jaffrey; Michael Foreman
Publisher: New York : Atheneum, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Collection of traditional tales about gods and heroes in Hindu mythology, arranged in sequence as they might be told at religious festivals during the course of a Hindu calendar year.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madhur Jaffrey; Michael Foreman
ISBN: 0689311419 9780689311413
OCLC Number: 11444280
Description: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents: The days of the banyan tree: Savitri and Satyavan --
Shravan Kumar and his wife --
A special birthday: The birth of Krishna, the blue god --
Krishna and the demon nurse --
The serpent king --
How Krishna killed the wicked King Kans --
Time for the dead: Doda and Dodi --
Dussehra, the festival of victory: How Ram defeated the demon King Ravan --
King Dashrat's special heir --
Ram is banished --
The kidnapping of Sita --
The search for Sita --
The siege of Lanka --
The day of the wintry full moon: The moon and the heavenly nectar --
Karvachauth, the little clay pot: The girl who had seven brothers --
Divali, festival of lights: Lakshmi and the clever washerwoman --
Holi, festival of spring: The wicked king and his good son --
A day for brothers: The mango tree --
The faithful sister --
Nine days' festival: The old man and the magic bowl --
The king without an heir --
The girl in the forest --
The festival for Parvati: How Ganesh got his elephant head.
Responsibility: Madhur Jaffrey ; illustrated by Michael Foreman.

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Collection of traditional tales about gods and heroes in Hindu mythology, arranged in sequence as they might be told at religious festivals during the course of a Hindu calendar year.

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