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Published by Purna Book Stall in Kathmandu .
Written in English



  • Nepal.


  • Tales -- Nepal

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesNepalese folk stories and legends.
Statementedited by Karunakar Vaidya.
ContributionsVaidya, Karuna Kar, 1917-
LC ClassificationsGR307.N4 N42x 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination138 p. :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2671409M
LC Control Number85672285

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Japanese translation of this book--the second from the Ratna Folklore Series that I have undertaken to translate the stories contained within were collected by Mr. Ram Bikram Sijapati from various places throughout Nepal. The title of the original book published in in Nepali language was Nepali Lokkatha Sangalo. The stories cover a wide range of characters . Many of the stories in this volume begin with the phrase, In one country, or, In a certain country. This country being described is not a country in the modern sense of the word, but rather, refers to an earlier period in Nepal's history when there were many provinces or . Folk Tales from Nepal: Myths and Legends, by Kesar Lall, is a Collection of folk tales from Nepal. Since BOOK HOUSE Publishers Distributors and Retailers USD. Nepalese Folk Tales: Folk tales have been an integral part of human life from the very beginning of the civilisation. The journey of the folk tales is like that of flowing water body that trickles off its source and streams down being joined on its way by rivulets to become a river to join the sea.

The Sparrow's Lost Bean (Nepal Bhasa: चखुंचायागु तंगु कयगू, Chakhunchāyāgu Tangu Kaygu) is a Nepalese folk tale that ranks among the most popular children's stories told among the Newars of Nepal Mandala.. The story. Once upon a time, there was a sparrow who was very neat and clean. Its nest was spotless and it always washed up before eating. Titled Nepali kahaniyan, it offers 19 Nepalese folk stories translated into Urdu from Hindi. In the foreword, she says that the semi-religious, semi-historical folk stories reflect the culture. (shelved 1 time as folk-tales-legends) avg rating — 4, ratings — published Want to Read saving. It's a great book. you can read the stories fluently and the author's 'comments' are informative even though some facts are a bit outdated. But this doesn't make the book inferior. It's a great,detailed book to start with japanese tales and by:

30th March 1 Comment read True Scary Stories I live in a neighborhood where one can hear the birds and insects. It is nice, among the trees, away from the dust and noise. Myths and legends are usually traditional stories that are often handed down through generations but lack factual evidence. Often myths have a religious or spiritual significance. The Himalayan region has been associated with countless myths and mystical creatures since ages. Some of the popular myths and legends are mentioned in this section. A group for lovers of fairy tales, folk tales and traditional stories. [close] A group for lovers of fairy tales, folk tales and traditional stories. 1 member, last active 4 years ago.   I am from Syangja district in Nepal. The story of the origin of Aandhikhola river which flows throughout the district is linked with Ramayan. My parents used to tell me the story of Shrawan Kumar (Shravan - Wikipedia) from Ramayan and his devotion.