Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Weekend Book sale - 25% + 10% off on all Books
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Language and Literature > The Wish-fulfilling Cow and other Classical Indian Tales
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
The Wish-fulfilling Cow and other Classical Indian Tales
Pages from the book
The Wish-fulfilling Cow and other Classical Indian Tales
Look Inside the Book
Description
Back of The Book

Do you know how Ganesh got such a large belly? Or why a sage and a king were fighting over the wish-fulfilling cow, Kamadhenu?

Discover wise men, brave women and animals and birds with superhuman powers in this collection of fascinating stories from the Ramayana and Mahabharata, the Puranas, the Panchatantra and the Katbhasritsagar.

Along with everlasting values, these ancient tales unfold a world full of fantasy, humour and adventure.

 

About the Author

Author, poet and translator, Deepa Agarwal, writes for both children and adults and his written over 50 books. A frequent contributor to magazines and journals in India and abroad, she has edited and compiled several anthologies. Among other awards, she has received the N.C.E.R.T National Award for Children's Literature in 1993 for her picture book Ashok's New Friends, While her historical fiction Caravan to Tibet was on the IBBY (Internation Board on Book for Young People) Honour List 2008. Her work has been translated into several Indian and foreign languages. Recent titles include The Games of Shadows (Scholastic india) and Chanakya, the Master of Statecraft (Penguin India). She also reserches children's literature, actively promotes reading and conducts creative writing workshops and storytelling sessions.

 

Contents

 

1 A Feast for Ganesh! 7
2 A Mother's Ranson 15
3 The Wish-fulfilling Cow 30
4 How Indra Regained His Throne 39
5 Faithful Jatayu 48
6 The Tale of a Ring 58
7 When Vishnu Became a Fish 69
8 The Baby Who Talked Too Much 77
9 Hanuman to the Rescue 89
10 The Silent Queen 101
11 Bhim and the Monkey 112
12 The Adventures of Kirtisena 120
13 The Boy Who Defeated Death 130
14 Sixteen Pots of Gold 139
15 The Snake Prince 150
16 The Bell-Eared Demon 157
17 Who Are My Real Children? 163
18 Animals Are More Grateful 171

Sample Page


The Wish-fulfilling Cow and other Classical Indian Tales

Deal 10% Off
Item Code:
NAK359
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2015
ISBN:
9789351037071
Language:
English
Size:
7.0 inch X 5.0 inch
Pages:
180 (21 B/W Illustrations)
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 196 gms
Price:
$15.00
Discounted:
$10.12   Shipping Free
You Save:
$4.88 (10% + 25%)
Look Inside the Book
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
The Wish-fulfilling Cow and other Classical Indian Tales

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 3119 times since 19th Mar, 2015
Back of The Book

Do you know how Ganesh got such a large belly? Or why a sage and a king were fighting over the wish-fulfilling cow, Kamadhenu?

Discover wise men, brave women and animals and birds with superhuman powers in this collection of fascinating stories from the Ramayana and Mahabharata, the Puranas, the Panchatantra and the Katbhasritsagar.

Along with everlasting values, these ancient tales unfold a world full of fantasy, humour and adventure.

 

About the Author

Author, poet and translator, Deepa Agarwal, writes for both children and adults and his written over 50 books. A frequent contributor to magazines and journals in India and abroad, she has edited and compiled several anthologies. Among other awards, she has received the N.C.E.R.T National Award for Children's Literature in 1993 for her picture book Ashok's New Friends, While her historical fiction Caravan to Tibet was on the IBBY (Internation Board on Book for Young People) Honour List 2008. Her work has been translated into several Indian and foreign languages. Recent titles include The Games of Shadows (Scholastic india) and Chanakya, the Master of Statecraft (Penguin India). She also reserches children's literature, actively promotes reading and conducts creative writing workshops and storytelling sessions.

 

Contents

 

1 A Feast for Ganesh! 7
2 A Mother's Ranson 15
3 The Wish-fulfilling Cow 30
4 How Indra Regained His Throne 39
5 Faithful Jatayu 48
6 The Tale of a Ring 58
7 When Vishnu Became a Fish 69
8 The Baby Who Talked Too Much 77
9 Hanuman to the Rescue 89
10 The Silent Queen 101
11 Bhim and the Monkey 112
12 The Adventures of Kirtisena 120
13 The Boy Who Defeated Death 130
14 Sixteen Pots of Gold 139
15 The Snake Prince 150
16 The Bell-Eared Demon 157
17 Who Are My Real Children? 163
18 Animals Are More Grateful 171

Sample Page


Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to The Wish-fulfilling Cow and other Classical Indian Tales (Language and Literature | Books)

Tales of Tomorrow : A Collection of Contemporary Indian Stories In English
Deal 10% Off
by Rana Nayar
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Sahitya Akademi
Item Code: NAE268
$25.00$16.88
You save: $8.12 (10 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Karna: The Greatest Archer in The World (Classic Indian Stories for Children)
Deal 10% Off
Item Code: NAJ749
$15.00$10.12
You save: $4.88 (10 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Famous Indian Stories
Deal 10% Off
Item Code: NAG088
$13.50$9.11
You save: $4.39 (10 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Let’s Go Home and Other Stories (An Anthology of Indian Short Stories in English)
Deal 10% Off
by Meenakshi Mukherjee
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Orient Blackswan Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAK604
$10.00$6.75
You save: $3.25 (10 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Tales From The Jatakas (Elephant Stories, Monkey Stories, Deer Stories) (Comic Book)
Deal 10% Off
by Anant Pai
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Amar Chitra Katha
Item Code: NAG936
$15.00$10.12
You save: $4.88 (10 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Stories of Indian Saints: Translation of Mahipati's Marathi
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: IDE418
$45.00$27.00
You save: $18.00 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Contemporary Indian Short Stories in English
Deal 10% Off
by Shiv K. Kumar
Hardcover (Edition: 2010)
Sahitya Akademi
Item Code: NAJ599
$15.00$10.12
You save: $4.88 (10 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Contemporary Indian Short Stories (Set of 4 Volumes)
Deal 10% Off
by Bhabani Bhattacharya
Paperback (Edition: 2016)
Sahitya Akademi
Item Code: NAK135
$50.00$33.75
You save: $16.25 (10 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
AAashaa (Short Stories by Indian Women)
Deal 20% Off
by Divya Mathur
Hardcover (Edition: 2003)
Star Publications Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAJ284
$30.00$18.00
You save: $12.00 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
A Clutch of Indian Masterpieces (Extraordinary Short Stories from the 19th Century to the Present)
Deal 10% Off
by David Davidar
Hardcover (Edition: 2014)
Aleph Book Company
Item Code: NAM333
$35.00$23.62
You save: $11.38 (10 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
INDIAN FOLK TALES
Deal 10% Off
Item Code: IDE478
$7.50$5.06
You save: $2.44 (10 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Penguin Book of Indian Railway Stories
Deal 20% Off
by Ruskin Bond
Paperback (Edition: 1994)
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAF444
$12.50$7.50
You save: $5.00 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Indian Literature in Tribal Languages: Mizo Songs and Folk Tales
Deal 10% Off
by Laltluangliana Khiangte
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
Sahitya Akademi
Item Code: IDH396
$15.00$10.12
You save: $4.88 (10 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Nice collections. Prompt service.
Kris, USA
Thank-you for the increased discounts this holiday season. I wanted to take a moment to let you know you have a phenomenal collection of books on Indian Philosophy, Tantra and Yoga and commend you and the entire staff at Exotic India for showcasing the best of what our ancient civilization has to offer to the world.
Praveen
I don't know how Exotic India does it but they are amazing. Whenever I need a book this is the first place I shop. The best part is they are quick with the shipping. As always thank you!!!
Shyam Maharaj
Great selection. Thank you.
William, USA
appreciate being able to get this hard to find book from this great company Exotic India.
Mohan, USA
Both Om bracelets are amazing. Thanks again !!!
Fotis, Greece
Thank you for your wonderful website.
Jan, USA
Awesome collection! Certainly will recommend this site to friends and relatives. Appreciate quick delivery.
Sunil, UAE
Thank you so much, I'm honoured and grateful to receive such a beautiful piece of art of Lakshmi. Please congratulate the artist for his incredible artwork. Looking forward to receiving her on Haida Gwaii, Canada. I live on an island, surrounded by water, and feel Lakshmi's present all around me.
Kiki, Canada
Nice package, same as in Picture very clean written and understandable, I just want to say Thank you Exotic India Jai Hind.
Jeewan, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2019 © Exotic India