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The Maiden’s Death Song and The Great Wedding: Anne Vabarna’s Oral Twin Epic Written Down by A.O. Väisänen (Folklore Fellows Communications 281)

By: Anneli Honko & Paul Hagu (Authors)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2003

Seller ID: 113844

ISBN: 9514109031

Condition: New


For centuries, the eastern shores of the Baltic Sea have nourished poetic cultures developing oral epic traditions that mostly survived in lays of a few hundred lines but that eventually gave rise to much longer traditional epics. Epic traditions existed in several languages and dialects of the region, but it was Finnish, Karelian, Setu, Estonian and Latvian that took the step toward a truly long epic. Far from being identical as to their oral materials or history of com... View more info

The Maiden’s Death Song and The Great Wedding: Anne Vabarna’s Oral Twin Epic Written Down by A.O. Väisänen (Folklore Fellows Communications 281)

By: Anneli Honko & Paul Hagu (Authors)

Price: $98.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2003

Seller ID: 113845

ISBN: 951410904X

Condition: New


For centuries, the eastern shores of the Baltic Sea have nourished poetic cultures developing oral epic traditions that mostly survived in lays of a few hundred lines but that eventually gave rise to much longer traditional epics. Epic traditions existed in several languages and dialects of the region, but it was Finnish, Karelian, Setu, Estonian and Latvian that took the step toward a truly long epic. Far from being identical as to their oral materials or history of com... View more info

The Narrative World of Finnish Fairy Tales: Structure, Agency, and Evaluation in Southwest Finnish Folktales (Folklore Fellows Communications 256)

By: Apo, Satu

Price: $139.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 1995

Seller ID: 113892

ISBN: 9514107705

Condition: New


Finnish fairy tales represent the northern branch of the Western European fairy-tale tradition. Although Finnish epic folklore and mythology have been objects of great research interest, Finnish fairy tales have been studied surprisingly little. This study answers not only methodological but also the most important empirical questions, such as: what are the themes, plots and characters which have been able to entertain both fairy-tale tellers and their listeners from one... View more info

The Narrative World of Finnish Fairy Tales: Structure, Agency, and Evaluation in Southwest Finnish Folktales (Folklore Fellows Communications 256)

By: Apo, Satu

Price: $78.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 1995

Seller ID: 113893

ISBN: 9514107497

Condition: New


Finnish fairy tales represent the northern branch of the Western European fairy-tale tradition. Although Finnish epic folklore and mythology have been objects of great research interest, Finnish fairy tales have been studied surprisingly little. This study answers not only methodological but also the most important empirical questions, such as: what are the themes, plots and characters which have been able to entertain both fairy-tale tellers and their listeners from one... View more info

The Mohave Heroic Epic of Inyo-Kutavêre: Re-Appraised and Further Interpreted on the Basis of the Edition of A.L. Kroeber and Consultation of his Field Record (Folklore Fellows Communications 269)

By: Arthur T. Hatto

Price: $81.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 1999

Seller ID: 113882

ISBN: 9514108388

Condition: New


The Mohave Heroic Epic, the study of Inyo-kutavêre’s Great Telling of how the Mohave regained their Given, then Lost Valley, belongs to the discipline of Ethnopoetics, one that has progressed by leaps and bounds since Alfred Kroeber chanced to record the tale as it was translated live into English for him in 1902, and with a rare wealth of ethnographic comment publish it in 1951. The time has now come to re-assess and re-interpret this narrative as a true member of wh... View more info

The Mohave Heroic Epic of Inyo-Kutavêre: Re-Appraised and Further Interpreted on the Basis of the Edition of A.L. Kroeber and Consultation of his Field Record (Folklore Fellows Communications 269)

By: Arthur T. Hatto

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 1999

Seller ID: 113883

ISBN: 9514108396

Condition: New


The Mohave Heroic Epic, the study of Inyo-kutavêre’s Great Telling of how the Mohave regained their Given, then Lost Valley, belongs to the discipline of Ethnopoetics, one that has progressed by leaps and bounds since Alfred Kroeber chanced to record the tale as it was translated live into English for him in 1902, and with a rare wealth of ethnographic comment publish it in 1951. The time has now come to re-assess and re-interpret this narrative as a true member of wh... View more info

The Siri Epic as Performed by Gopala Naika, Part II (Folklore Fellows Communications 266)

By: Chinnappa Gowda, Anneli Honko & Viveka Rai (Authors)

Price: $148.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 1998

Seller ID: 113874

ISBN: 9514108167

Condition: New


Mr Gopala Naika is one of the many talented singers of oral epics in Tulunaadu, the land of Tulu speakers in southern Karnataka, India. The Finnish-Indian team, Prof. Lauri Honko and Ms Anneli Honko, M.A., from the University of Turku and Prof. Viveka Rai and Dr Chinnappa Gowda from the University of Mangalore, documented his 15,683-line performance of the Siri epic on audio and video tape in December 1990. Only five lines shorter than the Iliad, this purely oral epic, p... View more info

The Siri Epic as Performed by Gopala Naika, Part II (Folklore Fellows Communications 266)

By: Chinnappa Gowda, Anneli Honko & Viveka Rai (Authors)

Price: $129.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 1998

Seller ID: 113875

ISBN: 9514108175

Condition: New


Mr Gopala Naika is one of the many talented singers of oral epics in Tulunaadu, the land of Tulu speakers in southern Karnataka, India. The Finnish-Indian team, Prof. Lauri Honko and Ms Anneli Honko, M.A., from the University of Turku and Prof. Viveka Rai and Dr Chinnappa Gowda from the University of Mangalore, documented his 15,683-line performance of the Siri epic on audio and video tape in December 1990. Only five lines shorter than the Iliad, this purely oral epic, p... View more info

The Siri Epic as Performed by Gopala Naika, Part I (Folklore Fellows Communications 265)

By: Chinnappa Gowda, Anneli Honko & Viveka Rai (Authors)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja:

Seller ID: 113876

ISBN: 9514108140

Condition: New


Mr Gopala Naika is one of the many talented singers of oral epics in Tulunaadu, the land of Tulu speakers in southern Karnataka, India. The Finnish-Indian team, Prof. Lauri Honko and Ms Anneli Honko, M.A., from the University of Turku and Prof. Viveka Rai and Dr Chinnappa Gowda from the University of Mangalore, documented his 15,683-line performance of the Siri epic on audio and video tape in December 1990. Only five lines shorter than the Iliad, this purely oral epic, p... View more info

The Siri Epic as Performed by Gopala Naika, Part I (Folklore Fellows Communications 265)

By: Chinnappa Gowda, Anneli Honko & Viveka Rai (Authors)

Price: $118.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja:

Seller ID: 113877

ISBN: 9514108159

Condition: New


Mr Gopala Naika is one of the many talented singers of oral epics in Tulunaadu, the land of Tulu speakers in southern Karnataka, India. The Finnish-Indian team, Prof. Lauri Honko and Ms Anneli Honko, M.A., from the University of Turku and Prof. Viveka Rai and Dr Chinnappa Gowda from the University of Mangalore, documented his 15,683-line performance of the Siri epic on audio and video tape in December 1990. Only five lines shorter than the Iliad, this purely oral epic, p... View more info

The Mahabharata Secret

By: Christopher C. Doyle

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Om Books International:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105086

ISBN: 9789383202317

Condition: New


244 BC—Asoka the Great discovers an ancient, terrible secret buried deep in the Mahabharata; a secret that could destroy the world; a secret hidden away for over 2,300 years… .Printed Pages: 386. View more info

Education and Morality in India

By: D. Tejeswara Rao

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104206

ISBN: 8174790322

Condition: New


Attempt to study the status of morality in Indian education in its major periods, and to show how modern education is facing moral problems in its institutions and to find the main reasons and to suggest some practical remedies for such problems.Printed Pages: 192. View more info

Historical Rama

By: D.K. Hari & D.K. Hema Hari

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104677

ISBN: 9789380592176

Condition: New


Ayodhya is the city founded by the Suryavamsa, the Solar dynasty kings. Rama was born and ruled from there 7100 years ago.This Solar dynasty lineage spread not only to different parts of India but also to different parts of the world, spreading their nobility. This work traces the history of Ayodhya and this lineage through the lands, through the times. Ayodhya and the values that Rama stood for, have been an inspiration to all these peoples through all these times. In t... View more info

Meghduta of Kalidasa (With English Translation and Notes)

By: G.R. Nandgrikar

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan:

Seller ID: 103769

Condition: New


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Sanatana Dharma (An Elementary Text Book of Hindu Religion and Ethics)

By: K.L. Joshi (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Parimal Publications: 2006

Seller ID: 103156

ISBN: 8171102778

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 250. View more info

Stri: Feminine Power in the Mahabharata

By: Kevin McGrath

Price: $20.65

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036793

ISBN: 8125042792

Condition: New


Printed pages: 240. View more info

Man and Moral Base

By: Lallan Kumar Jha

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, New Bharatiya Book Corporation: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104063

ISBN: 8183151086

Condition: New


This Book presents detailed explanation of Ten precepts (Dasa Sikkhdpada) which is also called as Dasa Sila. The book describes all these precepts as moral bases. The Buddha Himself advocated these precepts as base for the life of monks and nuns. Among these precepts some are equally important for lay-devotees. Modern aspects of these precepts, its explanation as the medium for ascertaining offences in modern time etc. have been dealt in this book. Moral precepts, benefi... View more info

Guru Pranam (Obeisance to Sri Guru), (Second Edition)

By: Manjulika Jhanvar

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chennai, India, Vak Parampara Publishers: 2014

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 104014

ISBN: 8189305026

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 96. View more info

The Essential Gita

By: Om Books International

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Om Books International:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105124

ISBN: 8187108649

Condition: New


India's most popular wisdom book, the Bhagavad Gita, proves to be surprisingly relevant and inspirational in today's world. Carefully selected quotes from this timeless classic shed light on such topics as Desire, Determination, Yoga, Fear, Grief and Devotion. A small book packed with revelations, this is sure to catch the eye of bookstore browsers, and makes a terrific pocket-sized gift for all occasions.Printed Pages: 96. View more info

Rasanava

By: P.C. Rai

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, New Bharatiya Book Corporation: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104079

ISBN: 8183150721

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 441. View more info

Evolution of Hindu Moral Ideals

By: P.S.S. Iyer

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Nag Publishers: 1977

Seller ID: 103879

ISBN: 8170811058

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 210. View more info

Sandhya Vandanam, Gayatri Vidya and Enlightenment

By: Pradeep

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Parimal Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 103153

ISBN: 8171103618

Condition: New


The intellect (Buddhi) is the most important instrument in self-evolution of the soul. Intellect is the discriminative faculty which reveals the ephemeral nature of things around and brings faith in the eternal nature of the soul. The one, whose intellect has been carried away by the violent sense-organs, quickly perishes. Therefore, purification and enlightenment of the intellect is the prime means for self-protection. Sandhya Vandanam of body, life and mind and then en... View more info

Ancient India According to Manu

By: R.N. Sharma

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Nag Publishers: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103965

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 374. View more info

The Wonderful Mysteries of Ramayana

By: S.L. Nagar

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Parimal Publications: 2006

Seller ID: 103154

ISBN: 8171102913

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 300. View more info

Idealism East and West

By: S.P. Dubey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan: 1978

Seller ID: 103729

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 251. View more info

The Twelve Jyotirlingas

By: Shanti Lal Nagar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Parimal Publications: 2008

Seller ID: 103155

ISBN: 8171103294

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 56 with 24 Pages of Plates. View more info

Srimad Bhagavad Gita (in Hindi)

By: Times Group Books

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105018

ISBN: 9789384038205

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 416. View more info