Thursday, July 7, 2016

Nivedita. Cradle Tales of Hinduism

Today's free book is Cradle Tales of Hinduism by Sister Nivedita. You can learn more at the Indian Epics UnTextbook: Sister Nivedita.

For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books.



THE CYCLE OF SNAKE TALES :
THE WONDROUS TALE OF THE CURSE THAT LAY UPON THE SNAKE-FOLK, AND FIRST OF
THE SERPENT REALM, BELOW THE EARTH
THE STORY OF THE DOOM OF PARIKSHEET
THE SACRIFICE OF JANAMEJAYA

THE STORY OF SIVA, THE GREAT GOD
THE CYCLE OF INDIAN WIFEHOOD:
SATI, THE PERFECT WIFE
THE TALE OF UMA HIMAVUTEE
SAVITRI, THE INDIAN ALCESTIS
NALA AND DAMAYANTI

THE CYCLE OF THE RAMAYANA:
THE CITY OF AYODHYA
THE CAPTURE OF SITA
THE CONQUEST OF LANKA
THE ORDEAL OF SITA

THE CYCLE OF KRISHNA:
THE BIRTH OF KRISHNA, THE INDIAN CHRIST- CHILD
THE DIVINE CHILDHOOD
KRISHNA IN THE FORESTS
THE DILEMMA OF BRAHMA
CONQUEST OF THE SNAKE KALIYA
THE LIFTING OF THE MOUNTAIN
THE RETURN TO MATHURA
KRISHNA PARTHA SARATHI, CHARIOTEER OF
ARJUNA
THE LAMENT OF GANDHARI
THE DOOM OF THE VRISHNIS

TALES OF THE DEVOTEES:
THE LORD KRISHNA AND THE BROKEN POT
THE LORD KRISHNA AND THE LAPWING'S NEST
THE STORY OF PRAHLAD
THE STORY OF DRUWA A MYTH OF THE POLE STAR
GOPALA AND THE COWHERD

A CYCLE OF GREAT KINGS:
THE STORY OF SHIBI RANA, OR, THE EAGLE AND THE DOVE
BHARATA
THE JUDGMENT-SEAT OF VIKRAMADITYA
PRITHI RAI, LAST OF THE HINDU KNIGHTS —THE INDIAN ROMEO AND JULIET

A CYCLE FROM THE MAHABHARATA:
THE STORY OF BHISHMA AND THE GREAT WAR
THE ASCENT OF YUDISTHIRA INTO HEAVEN

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