Folklore of Punjab

Folklore of Punjab

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Item Code: IDJ227
Author: Sohinder Singh Bedi
Publisher: National Book Trust
Language: English
Edition: 2006
ISBN: 8123746725
Pages: 170
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5 inch x 5.5 inch
Weight 320 gm
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The Land of five rivers, Punjab has been a cradle of Aryan civilization. The people of the state are known for their rich and colorful folk traditions. The book provides a wide-ranging account of myths and mythology, fairs and festivals, folk music and dances, customs and traditions as well as oral traditions of Punjab.

Sohinder Singh Bedi is an accomplished scholar of folklore of Punjab. Dr. Bedi has been associated with a number of publication including the compilation of an encyclopedia.

Contents

1.The Region and The People1
2.Myth and Mythology16
3.Magic and Religion23
4.Customs and Traditions51
5.Fairs and Festivals75
6.Punjabi Language and Dialects87
7.Oral Literature91
8.Folk Music and Dances111
9.Other Arts123
10.Folk Songs137
Bibliography162
Index165
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