Thursday, August 18, 2016

Reading Guide: Monro. Gods and Heroes.

(illustration from the book)

Title: Stories of Indian Gods and Heroes
Author: W. D. Monro
Illustrator: Evelyn Paul
Year: 1911

Comments: This book contains short versions of the Mahabharata and the Ramayana along with some other famous stories like the stories in this reading unit about Vishvamitra (who figures in the Ramayana) and about Prahlada (who is a devoted follower of Lord Vishnu), along with two great love stories from the Mahabharata: Savitri and Satyavan, and Nala and Damayanti.

Free Online: See all the links at Freebookapalooza. The links below are to the Internet Archive edition of the book.

Length: one week. I've divided the reading into two parts: Part A - Part B. This can also work for just a half-week of reading; choose the part that interests you!

Reading Part A

Reading Part B
Nala and Damayanti.

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