The Hitopadesa

The Hitopadesa

Narayana
Translator: A. N. D. Haksar
Introduction by: A. N. D. Haksar

Format
Paperback
Price
$17.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140455229
  • 272 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

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.

The Hitopadesa

The Hitopadesa

Narayana
Translator: A. N. D. Haksar
Introduction by: A. N. D. Haksar

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