Author: A CompositionPublisher: GeethanjaliYear: 2008Language: EnglishPages: N/AISBN/UPC (if available): SA DVD 10089
Folk tales are the wisdom of ages of experience. They can be fairy tales, legends, myths, tall tales and trickster tales they impart culture, intelligence, ethics and camaraderie to children. The Indian folk tales in this collection are a captivating blend of morals and humour.GOD LOOKS AFTER THE GENEROUSThe story of the poor but generous Keshav. Learn about the simple man whose generosity brings kings and queens to his hut. Find out for yourself the climax of this enchanting tale. You will be astonished and ennobled.KEEP YOUR WORDA story of a wood cutter who becomes rich but fails to keep his promises to help the poor. How does he find out that he must keep his word?PRESENCE OF MIND PAYSA smart deer who escapes from captivity his weapons presence of mind and intelligence.THE MISER AND GODA miser is hated even by those close to him. God teachers a good lesson to Penny-Pincher Sushil.MIND YOUR BUSINESSFrom what goes on between the donkey and the dog one learns keep good advice to yourself unless asked for.THE MAGIC PUMPKINSA good man gets a magic pumpkin and all the goodies but when his greedy brother tries to get another one for himself, all he gets is the pumpkin leaving the magic for us to savour. There are no shortcuts to goodness of heart and the great things that it brings.