Saturday, July 16, 2016

Sastri. Folklore in Southern India

Today's free book is Folklore in Southern India by Pandit S.M. Natesa Sastri. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image, and for a later, expanded version of this book see Tales of the Sun.

The book is available at the Hathi Trust and Google Books.



The Three Deaf Men
Why Brahmans Cannot Eat in the Dark
The Soothsayer's Son
Ranavirasing
Charity Alone Conquers
Mr. Won't-Give and Mr. Won't Leave
Mr. Mighty-of-his-Mouth and Mr. Mighty-of-his-Hands
The Mother-in-Law Became an Ass
The Story of Appayya
The Brahman Girl that Married a Tiger
The Good Husband and the Bad Wife
The Good Wife and the Bad Husband
The Four Good Sisters
The Monkey with the Tom-Tom
Good Will Grow out of Good
Pride goeth before a Fall
Light makes Prosperity
The Five Cups
The Brahmarakshasa
The Satchet-Bearer
The Brahmarakshasa and the Hair
The Beggar and the Five Muffins
The Brahman Priest who became an Amildar
The Gardener's Wife

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