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Folk tales from Tibet

W. F. O"Connor

Folk tales from Tibet

by W. F. O"Connor

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Published by Ratna Pustak Bhandar in Kathmandu .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Hurst & Blackett, 1906.

Statementcollected and translated by W.F. O"Connor ; with illustrations by a Tibetan artist and some verses from Tibetan love songs.
SeriesBibliotheca Himalayica -- vol.2
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13708795M

  Summary: Tibetan Tales from the Top of the World contains three tales from Tibet, each told in English and Tibetan. In his foreword, The Dalai Lama writes, "Because the stories are set in Tibet, readers in other lands will naturally become aware of the existence of our country and of the values we hold dear."There is also a brief section about the Tibetan heart-mind . These wonderful legends are also Tibet’s most important and enduring folk tales. Rendered into beautiful English by Gavin Kilty and prefaced with an important essay on the history of the lhamo operatic tradition, Tales from the Tibetan Operas is a superb addition not just to the Library of Tibetan Classics but to world literature itself.

  Page:Folk Tales from Tibet ().djvu/ From Wikisource. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This page needs to be proofread. FOLK TALES FROM TIBET. Create a book; Download as PDF; Printable version; In other languages This page was last edited on 4 May , at These wonderful legends are also Tibet's most important and enduring folk tales. Rendered into beautiful English by Gavin Kilty and prefaced with an important essay on the history of the lhamo operatic tradition, Tales from the Tibetan Operas is a superb addition not just to the Library of Tibetan Classics but to world literature itself.”Released on: J

  Gleaned from an ancient oral tradition, these imaginative, colorful, and wisdom-filled stories will delight children and adults alike. This collection includes the Tibetan myth of creation; some of the famous Jataka tales, or stories of former lives of the Buddha; and the most popular of all the time-honored legends of Tibet, the great epic of King Gesar of Ling, the . Buy a cheap copy of Tibetan Folk Tales book by Frederick Hyde-Chambers. Gleaned from an ancient oral tradition, these imaginative, colorful, and wisdom-filled stories will delight children and adults alike. This collection includes the Free shipping over $/5(2).


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Folk tales from Tibet by W. F. O"Connor Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tibet is situated, north of the Himalayas. It is the highest region on earth and is often referred to as 'the roof of the world.' Despite its harsh geography and climate, Tibet has a very strong and ancient tradition of literature.

The stories in this collection are taken from 'Tibetan Folk Tales' by A.L. Shelton published in Folk Tales from Tibet book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

These 22 stories were collected and translated in by Capt. F 3/5(10). Folk Tales from Eastern Tibet, an English translation of the traditional tales prevalent in the Amdo region of Tibet was originally published in Japanese by Professor Ryoshun Kajihama, Setsunam collection consists of twenty-eight tales; most of.

Often Folk Tales are transplanted by people from another culture, thereby diminishing the clarity and quality of the original tales and their meaningful messages.

This book is exceptional, with the author's carefully care taking native tales of Tibet and transposing them into English, with remarkable results.5/5(4).

Back of The Book. Folk Tales from Eastern Tibet, an English translation of the traditional tales prevalent in the Amdo region of Tibet was originally published in Japanese by Professor Ryoshun Kajihama, Setsunam University.

This collection consists of twenty-eight tales; most of which come from the memories of the Tibetans. Folk Tales from Tibet is a collection of some of the most exquisite stories from Tibet recorded by Captain W.

O'Connor. These tales were collected during his tenure as secretary and interpreter with the Lhasa Mission of They were compiled at a time when the western world knew little or nothing about this mystical and exotic by: 1. Tibetan Folk Tales, by A.L. Shelton, [], full text etext at Sacred Texts Asia Buy this Book at Tibetan Folk Tales by A.L.

Shelton [, not renewed] Contents Start Reading Page Index Text [Zipped] Title Page. Folk Tales from Tibet is a collection of some of the most exquisite stories from Tibet recorded by Captain W F O'Connor.

These tales were collected during his tenure as secretary and interpreter with the Lhasa Mission of Additional Physical Format: Online version: Norbu Chophel.

Folk tales of Tibet. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works & Archives, © (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Connor, William Frederick Travers, Sir, Folk tales of Tibet. New Delhi: Sterling, (OCoLC) As with all eastern tales Tibetan folk tales also have deeper meanings that may not be immediately understood and thus one may ponder over each tale to look for a deeper and hidden meaning.

As with the Jataka tales associated with the Buddha and his teachings tales from Tibet are also adaptations of the same style and often the communication. Gleaned from an ancient oral tradition, these imaginative, colorful, and wisdom-filled stories will delight children and adults alike.

This collection includes the Tibetan myth of creation; some of the famous Jataka tales, or stories of former lives of the Buddha; and the most popular of all the time-honored legends of Tibet, the great epic of King Gesar of Ling, the/5.

The Story of the Donkey and the Rock: Back To Tibetan Folk Tales. Back To This Week's Tales. A very long time ago, somewhere in that far away land of Tibet, away up so high that it seems a little nearer the sky than any other land, in one corner was a country governed by a very just man.

Sacred Texts Tibetan Folk Tales by A.L. Shelton. You can also support the site by buying a collection, such as the Folk-Lore and Mythology one, with ebooks for only £ Summary: A collection of 49 folk-tales and proverbs from Tibet.

Tibetan Folk Tales were collected by Albert Shelton, a doctor and explorer who lived in Tibet for two decades in the early 20th century; he died there inand his wife published this book in based on his notes. You will find Buddhist legends here, along with traditional stories of Tibetan gods and goddesses, as well as magicians and wonder-workers.

Tibetan Folk Tales. Shelton. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader.

Book Excerpt. Many kids are fascinated by fairy tales, folktales, tall tales, myths, ghost stories, and pourquoi stories from around the world.

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These tales were gathered by Dr. Shelton on his trips among the Tibetans, around their camp-fires at night, and in their black tents high up in the mountains.

viii. Every country has its folk-lore tales that have always been a joy and pleasure to the children, not only of their own land, but of other lands as well.

These tales were gathered by Dr. Shelton on his trips among the Tibetans, around their camp-fires at night, and in their black tents high up in the mountains. Every country has its folk-lore tales that have always been a joy and pleasure to the children, not only of their own land, but of other lands as well.

Collection of Tibetan folk tales on wroties of princesses and witches, dogs and demons, and frogs and mirgos, this book is offering a look into the various facets of Tibetan civilization.

Twenty eight stories from Tibet. Folk tales from Tibet Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: Tibet a land of mystery and mysticism has for centuries hidden itself from the outside world.

For this reason Tibetan folktales have always attracted a vast audience. Many of these tales steeped in mystical imagery give the fertile imagination plenty of scope to work. Garnered from wandering herdsmen of the trans-Himalayan regions of Tibet as they sat around their campfires at night .Folk Tales from Tibet, with Illustrations by a Tibetan Artist and Some Verses from Tibetan Love-songs Hurst and Blackett, - Fables, Tibetan - pages 0 Reviews.