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Vyasa-Katha

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Comprises unabridged and faithful translations of 50+ fables from the MahabharataPresents practic... Read More

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Comprises unabridged and faithful translations of 50+ fables from the MahabharataPresents practical wisdom and moral values in an amusing and didactive wayIs suitable for people of all ages and cultures; especially Indian children and young adultsNityananda Misra is an alumnus of IIM Bangalore (2007) and Gujarat University (2004). He has worked for more than fourteen years in the investment banking industry with Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup and CLSA. At work, he specialises in quantitative finance, market microstructure, algorithmic trading and execution consulting. Outside work, he is a multifaceted personality-a polyglot, a grammarian, a littérateur, an instrumentalist, a musicologist, a researcher, an editor, an author and a book designer. He is also a professional onomastician, providing consultation on Sanskrit names to parents and businesses. Misra is passionate about Indic culture, especially classical and medieval literature, music and arts. An initiated disciple of Swami Ramabhadracharya, he is a self-taught scholar of Sanskrit. Vyasa-Katha: Fables from the Mahabharata is his seventh book. He writes on Indic religions, scriptures, philosophy, culture and names. Misra lives in Mumbai with his family.We have all read Aesop's fables, Jataka tales, and the Panchatantra or Hitopadesha stories. But what about the fables from the Mahabharata? We know about the human characters, but do we know about the clever jackal, the hypocrite swan, the smart mouse, the evil cat, the lazy camel, the arrogant tree, the faithful parrot or the astonishing mongoose in Vyasa's great epic? Vyasa-Katha presents fifty-one fables from the Mahabharata. These fascinating and instructive fables are a treasure-trove of practical and political wisdom, moral values, universal truths and philosophy. Animals, birds, reptiles, fish, insects, trees, rivers, directions, life forces, death and time intriguingly teach ancient Indian wisdom. With vivid descriptions and colourful expressions, the fables exemplify the advanced art of storytelling in ancient India. Author Nityananda Misra contextualises the fables and presents a faithful and unabridged translation. Carrying insights from Nilakantha's commentary and numerous Indian texts, with a beautiful collection of twenty-four illustrations, this is a must-read for children and adults alike.Vyasa-Katha presents faithful and unabridged translations of fifty-one fascinating and didactic fables from the Mahabharata. With interesting trivia, moral and practical learnings, and explanatory notes, the book carries an appeal for children and adults alike.

Product Details

Title: Vyasa-Katha
Author: Nityananda Misra
SKU: BK0442908
EAN: 9789354355615

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