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- Vishnu Sharma's Complete Illustrated PANCHATANTRA : Based on the 5 Tantras - Separation of Friends, Gaining of Friends, Of Crows and Owls, Loss of Gains, Rash Deeds - MAPLE KIDS - Classic Illustrated Series
DetailsThe Panchatantra stories are very old. Originally narrated in Sanskrit (Hindu) and Pali (Buddhist), they were written in their present form by Pandit Vishnu Sharma. Legend has it that King Amar Shakti askedPandit Sharma to impart worldly wisdom to his three sons. Pandit Sharma agreed to do this within 6 months. He narrated stories with subtle messages to the princes that taught them various qualities for success and survival such as unity, friendship, firmness of mind, earnestness etc.These stories of Panchatantra are divided into five parts.'Pancha' means five and 'tantra' refers to codes of conduct. The five tantras are Separation of Friends, Gaining of Friends, Of Crows and Owls, Loss of Gains and Rash Deeds. The Panchatantra illustrates the primary Hindu principles of niti - the wise conduct of life - through storieslargely based on animal characters. Beautifully illustrated,'Vishnu Sharma's Complete Illustrated Panchatantra' will be the ideal addition to a child's library.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Vishnu Sharma was an Indian scholar and author who is believed to have written the Panchatantra collection of fables. The exact period of the composition of the Panchatantra is uncertain, and estimates vary from 1200 BCE to 300 CE. Some scholars place him in the 3rd century BCE. Panchatantra is one of the most widely translated non-religious books in history.
SKU Code PRK B 4500 Weight in Kg 0.3500 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789350337240 Author Name VISHNU SHARMA Publisher Name Maple Press