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The Monkeys and the Mango Tree: Teaching Stories of the Saints and Sadhus of India

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These beautifully illustrated tales capture the mystery, enchantment, and profound spiritual teachings of India.and#160; andlt;BRandgt;Story-telling has always been the way that India's holy men, the saints and sadhus, taught their students the vital lessons of life. Stories provide a living environment for the lesson of each story, and they can convey sophisticated concepts in simple language. Abounding with powerful genies, scheming gods, and wise mystics, andlt;iandgt;The Monkeys and the Mango Treeandlt;/iandgt; can be read as an exotic Aesop's Fables, as a source of classic wisdom, or as a simple and memorable introduction to the stories of the most spiritual civilization on earth. These twenty-five beautifully illustrated tales capture the mystery, the enchantment, and the profound spiritual learning that is India.and#160; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Drawn from the great Indian epics?the Puranas, the Upanishads, and the Mahabharata?as well as from the author's own remarkable life, these tales put ageless Indian wisdom into the form of stories that are delights for young and old alike.and#160;

Synopsis:

Harish Johari (1934-1999) was"a scholar, artist, and composer who"studied with many of the great saints of India. He"worked for decades to introduce the culture of his homeland to the West. He"authored"many books, including Chakras, Ayurvedic Massage,"Ayurvedic Healing Cuisine, Breath, Mind, and Consciousness, The Healing Power of Gemstones, Leela, Numberology,and Tools for Tantra, and two audio cassettes, Attunements for Dawn and Dusk, and Attunements for Day and Night.

The Monkeys and the Mango Tree

Teaching Stories of the Saints and of India

Introduction

The Bird of Prosperity

The Secret Formula

The Sweeper Who Became a Saint

Transformation

The Butter in the Milk

The Merchant and the Courtesan

Shankara and His Disciples

What to Do When You Meet a Fool

The King of a Year

The Saint and the Scorpion

Dhapli Baba

King Janaka and Lakshman

The Guru and the King

The Lesson

The Difficult Job

The Monkeys and the Mango Tree

The Merchant Who Would Not Go to Heaven

The Saint Who Could Do Miracles

Saraswati Nadiandnbsp;andquot;The mythic and folkloric worlds of the East are opened up in this delightful compilation of tales. Complete with powerful gods, scheming kings, and wise mystics, the storytelling tradition of India is shown to stand as tall as any in the West.andquot; < em > NAPRA Review < /em > These twenty-five beautifully illustrated tales capture the mystery, the enchantment, and the profound spiritual learning that is India. Drawn from the great Indian epics the Puranas, the Upanishads, and the Mahabharata, these tales put ageless Indian wisdom into the form of stories to delight young and old alike.

Synopsis:

These twenty-five beautifully illustrated tales capture the mystery, the enchantment, and the profound spiritual learning that is India. Drawn from the great Indian epics the Puranas, the Upanishads, and the Mahabharata, these tales put ageless Indian wisdom into the form of stories to delight young and old alike.

About the Author

Harish Johari (1934-1999) was a distinguished North Indian author, Tantric scholar, poet,musician, composer," artist, and gemologist who held degrees in philosophy and literature and made it his life's work to introduce the culture of his homeland to the West.

Here is a hot link to a web site dedicated to Harish Johari's work that was set up by his students." <>

Table of Contents

andlt;bandgt;The Monkeys and the Mango Treeandlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Teaching Stories of the Saints and of Indiaandlt;/iandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Introduction andlt;BRandgt;The Bird of Prosperity andlt;BRandgt;The Secret Formula andlt;BRandgt;The Sweeper Who Became a Saint andlt;BRandgt;Transformation andlt;BRandgt;The Butter in the Milk andlt;BRandgt;The Merchant and the Courtesan andlt;BRandgt;Shankara and His Disciples andlt;BRandgt;What to Do When You Meet a Fool andlt;BRandgt;The King of a Year andlt;BRandgt;The Saint and the Scorpion andlt;BRandgt;Dhapli Baba andlt;BRandgt;King Janaka and Lakshman andlt;BRandgt;The Guru and the King andlt;BRandgt;The Lesson andlt;BRandgt;The Difficult Job andlt;BRandgt;The Monkeys and the Mango Tree andlt;BRandgt;The Merchant Who Would Not Go to Heaven andlt;BRandgt;The Saint Who Could Do Miracles andlt;BRandgt;Saraswati Nadiandnbsp;

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892815647
Author:
Weltevrede, Pieter
Author:
Weltevrede, Pieter
Publisher:
Inner Traditions International
Location:
Rochester, Vt. :
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Hinduism
Subject:
Legends
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Storytelling
Subject:
India Religious life and customs.
Subject:
Eastern - General
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Philosophy, indic
Subject:
Tales -- India.
Subject:
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Subject:
MYTHS, LEGENDS &amp; HISTORY
Subject:
MYTHS, LEGENDS andamp; HISTORY
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
50 bandamp;w illustrations
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.5 in 9.135 oz

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Product details 160 pages Inner Traditions International - English 9780892815647 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Harish Johari (1934-1999) was"a scholar, artist, and composer who"studied with many of the great saints of India. He"worked for decades to introduce the culture of his homeland to the West. He"authored"many books, including Chakras, Ayurvedic Massage,"Ayurvedic Healing Cuisine, Breath, Mind, and Consciousness, The Healing Power of Gemstones, Leela, Numberology,and Tools for Tantra, and two audio cassettes, Attunements for Dawn and Dusk, and Attunements for Day and Night.

The Monkeys and the Mango Tree

Teaching Stories of the Saints and of India

Introduction

The Bird of Prosperity

The Secret Formula

The Sweeper Who Became a Saint

Transformation

The Butter in the Milk

The Merchant and the Courtesan

Shankara and His Disciples

What to Do When You Meet a Fool

The King of a Year

The Saint and the Scorpion

Dhapli Baba

King Janaka and Lakshman

The Guru and the King

The Lesson

The Difficult Job

The Monkeys and the Mango Tree

The Merchant Who Would Not Go to Heaven

The Saint Who Could Do Miracles

Saraswati Nadiandnbsp;andquot;The mythic and folkloric worlds of the East are opened up in this delightful compilation of tales. Complete with powerful gods, scheming kings, and wise mystics, the storytelling tradition of India is shown to stand as tall as any in the West.andquot; < em > NAPRA Review < /em > These twenty-five beautifully illustrated tales capture the mystery, the enchantment, and the profound spiritual learning that is India. Drawn from the great Indian epics the Puranas, the Upanishads, and the Mahabharata, these tales put ageless Indian wisdom into the form of stories to delight young and old alike.

"Synopsis" by , These twenty-five beautifully illustrated tales capture the mystery, the enchantment, and the profound spiritual learning that is India. Drawn from the great Indian epics the Puranas, the Upanishads, and the Mahabharata, these tales put ageless Indian wisdom into the form of stories to delight young and old alike.
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