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71 Golden Tales of Panchatantra   (Illustrated)
71 Golden Tales of Panchatantra (Illustrated)

71 Golden Tales of Panchatantra (Illustrated)

by Santhini Govindan

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Pustak Mahal


9788178062402 - Year: 2006 - Pages: 296



Santhini Govindan
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Author: Santhini Govindan
Painter/Illustrator/: Jishu Dev Malakar
Publisher: Pustak Mahal
Year: 2006
Language: English
Pages: 296
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788178062402


The Panchatantra Stories are over 5000 years old. Originally narrated in Sanskrit, they were popularized 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.


1. The Lion and the Clever Rabbit
2. The Elephants and the mice
3. The Fishes and the Frog
4. The Brahmin and the goat
5. The Merchant and the lie
6. The Noble Enemy
7. The Foolish Friend
8. The hare Who Outwitted the
Elephant King
9. The Twins
10. The Pretender
11. Suchimukha and the Monkeys
12. The Cat, the Partridge, and the hare
13. The Camel and His False Friends
14. The snake and the Crows
15. The Sparrow and the Elephant

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