Friday, August 19, 2016

Overview: Kapur. Ganesha Goes to Lunch.

Title: Ganesha Goes to Lunch
Author: Kamla K. Kapur
Year: 2007

Comments: This is a beautifully written book of Indian stories and legends; highly recommended!

Bizzell Reserves. Go to the Bizzell Reserve Desk to check out a Kindle with this book; you can learn about the Bizzell Kindles here.

Bizzell Stacks. There is also a copy available for checkout from the regular Bizzell stacks: GR 305 .K37 2011 (click to see if it is checked out or not).

Kindle: You can buy your own Kindle copy from Amazon for $10.08 (checked price August 19 2016).

Length: two weeks. I've divided the reading into four parts: Part A - Part B (one week of reading), and then Part C - Part D (another week of reading).

Reading A
Author's Preface
Stories of Vishnu
On The Track of Love
Entirely Entangled
Vishnu Forgets
Out of Vishnu's Mouth
Stories of Brahma
How Brahma Created the Dream
Reading B
Indra Gets Caught
Stories of Shiva, Parvati & Ganesha
The Marriage of Shiva and Parvati
How Ganesha Got His Elephant Head
Ganesha Goes to Lunch
Krishna and Some Parables
The Million Steps

Reading C
The Snake Who Lost His Hiss
From the Eyes of the Stars
Stories from the Ramayana
The Sinews of His Spirit
Ashes and Dust
The Toad Who Didn't Croak
Hanuman Bares All
The Lowly, Holy Staff
Reading D
Stories from the Mahabharata
The Deer People
See Him in the Dark
The Bird Who Fought War
Blind Hunger
Elsewhere Bound

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