The Hitopadesa by Haksar NarayanaThe Hitopadesa by Haksar Narayana

The Hitopadesa

byHaksar NarayanaTranslated byA. N. D. HaksarIntroduction byA. N. D. Haksar

Paperback | July 31, 2007

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Widely read and beloved for more than a thousand years, the Hitopadesa (Book of Good Counsels) is an anthology of folk wisdom that offers humorous and profound reflections on human lives and loves, philosophies and follies. Drawing on traditional sources, Narayana presents classic tales as narrated by animals, resulting in a work that is a fascinating blend of fable and satire.
Narayana was the author of Hitopadesha, one of the oldest collections of stories, fables, and poems in the world.A. N. D Haksar is a translator of Sanskrit classics into English. Born in India, he is a graduate of Allahabad University and Oxford University. He was a diplomat, serving as Indian High Commissioner to Kenya and the Seychel...
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Title:The HitopadesaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.76 × 5.08 × 0.63 inPublished:July 31, 2007Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0140455221

ISBN - 13:9780140455229

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