Folklore of Gujarat
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Published by National Book Trust, India in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Gujarat.


  • Tales -- India -- Gujarat.,
  • Folklore -- India -- Gujarat.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-206) and index.

StatementHasu Yagnik ; translated by N.M. Kansara.
SeriesFolklore of India
LC ClassificationsGR305.5.G8 Y23 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 209 p. :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3587184M
ISBN 108123737823
LC Control Number2002286980

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Yāj̃nika, Hasu. Folklore of Gujarat. New Delhi: National Book Trust, India, (OCoLC) Online version. Folklore of Gujarat by A.M.T. Jackson and R.E. Emthoven. About The Book: The great epic like Ramayana and Mahabharata are known to each and every scholars and readers in India but regional Folk epics remain largely unexplored. However in western India especially in . Gujrat is an important province of India. Kutch and Saurashtra are distinct cultural units within this province. Its folklore is connected with those of Rajasthan, Sindh and Punjab. Since it has extensive coastline, may foreign tribes came to this region by sea route and settled here prior to . Get print book. No eBook available. The Folklore of Gujarat. Reginald Edward Enthoven. British India Press, - pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Other editions - View all. Folklore of Gujarat Arthur Mason Tippetts Jackson, Reginald Edward Enthoven Snippet.

ISBN Subject:Folklore. About This Book: Griva Gujarat is the world's most populous city Stressed with the situation, culture, heritage and splendor, Sculpture architecture, providing . Folk Tales of Gujarat. Alaka Shankar. Children's Book Trust, - Gujaratis (Indic people) - pages. 0 Reviews "This is a collection of 16 stories of sacrifice, valour, might, deceit and righteousness gives a panaromic view of the rich cultural heritage of the state, Gujarat" --Back cover. His first book was a translation work of Rabindranath Tagore's ballad Kathaa-u-Kaahinee titled Kurbani Ni Katha (Stories of martyrdom) which was first published in He contributed widely to Gujarati folk literature/5.

On Dasahara, artisans worship their tools, farmers their ploughs, and students their books. Gujaratis also pay special attention to the birthday of Indian national leader Mohandas "Mahatma" Gandhi. He was born in Porbandar in Saurashtra (Gujarat) on October 2, (He was killed by a Hindu fanatic in ). Folklore Notes - Folklore of Gujarat - Folklore of Konkan by R.E. Enthoven, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The folklore and folk culture of Gujarat are traced to the mythology of Lord Krishna. Dance forms and festivals in honour Krishna exist, Garba and Bhavai being two examples. Among the most durable and effective of the state's cultural institutions are the trade and craft guilds known as mahajans which often solves disputes, acted as channels of. There are many literaryists, writers, poets, playwright in Gujarati language. Various works such as autobiography, travelogue, novel, novella, essay, drama, biography, short stories, history stories, folklore, poetry etc. have been created in Gujarati language. The unimaginable books of Gujarati language are as follows.