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The Puffin Book of Magical Indian Myths

The Puffin Book of Magical Indian Myths

Anita Nair
,
Atanu Roy
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When Surya the sun god got married, his wife could not bear the heat of his rays and ran away. Surya was heartbroken and the world plunged into darkness. A dwarf asked a king for some land, which he measured with three footsteps, and ended up claiming the earth and the sky. Sage Daksha got his daughters married to the moon, but later, in a fit of rage, cursed the moon with consumption, making it wax and wane.
These are some of the fifty myths from India recounted in this fabulously produced book. From wise sages to demonic asuras, beautiful river deities to arrogant kings, wayward gods to brave princes, this collection of myths showcases the most enchanting and magical stories from Indian mythology.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: May/2015

ISBN: 9780143333845

Length : 192 Pages

MRP : ₹599.00

The Puffin Book of Magical Indian Myths

Anita Nair
,
Atanu Roy

When Surya the sun god got married, his wife could not bear the heat of his rays and ran away. Surya was heartbroken and the world plunged into darkness. A dwarf asked a king for some land, which he measured with three footsteps, and ended up claiming the earth and the sky. Sage Daksha got his daughters married to the moon, but later, in a fit of rage, cursed the moon with consumption, making it wax and wane.
These are some of the fifty myths from India recounted in this fabulously produced book. From wise sages to demonic asuras, beautiful river deities to arrogant kings, wayward gods to brave princes, this collection of myths showcases the most enchanting and magical stories from Indian mythology.

Buying Options
Paperback / Hardback
Ebooks

Anita Nair

Anita Nair is the author of the bestselling novels The Better Man, Ladies Coupe, Mistress, Lesson in Forgetting Idris and Cut Like Wound. She has published a collection of poems titled Malabar Mind, a collection of essays titled Goodnight & God Bless and four books for children. Anita Nair has also written two plays and the screenplay for the movie adaptation for her novel Lessons In forgetting which was a part in Indian Panaroma at IFFI 2012 and won the film award in 2013. Among other awards , she was given Central Sahitya Akademi Award for contribution to children's literature in English. Her books has been translated over thirty languages around the world. She is the founder of the creative- writing and mentorship programme Anita's attic

Atanu Roy

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