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How many parts the Pancharatna stories consist ? What are they?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 26 Mar '13 11:36 pm
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Panchatantra consists of five parts. Each part contains a main story, called the frame story, which in turn contains several stories "emboxed" in it, as one character narrates a story to another. Often these stories contain further emboxed stories
The five books are called:
Mitra-bheda: The Separation of Friends (The Lion and the Bull)
Mitra-lbha or Mitra-samprpti: The Gaining of Friends (The Dove, Crow, Mouse, Tortoise and Deer)
Kkolkyam: Of Crows and Owls (War and Peace)
Labdhapraam: Loss Of Gains (The Monkey and the Crocodile)
Aparkitakraka: Ill-Considered Action / Rash deeds (The Brahman and the Mongoose)
Answered by LIPSIKA, 26 Mar '13 11:40 pm

 
  
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Five parts..Mitra-bheda: The Separation of Friends (The Lion and the Bull)
Mitra-lbha or Mitra-samprpti: The Gaining of Friends (The Dove, Crow, Mouse, Tortoise and Deer)
Kkolkyam: Of Crows and Owls (War and Peace)
Labdhapraam: Loss Of Gains (The Monkey and the Crocodile)
Aparkitakraka: Ill-Considered Action / Rash deeds (The Brahman and the Mongoose)
Answered by Quest, 27 Mar '13 12:05 pm

 
  
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Mitra-bheda
Mitra-samprpti
Kkolkyam
Aparkitakraka

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Labdhapraam
Answered by iqbal seth, 27 Mar '13 05:03 am

 
  
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The original text of the Panchatantra in Sanskrit was probably written about 200 B.C. by a great Hindu scholar, Pandit Vishnu Sharma. But some of the tales themselves must be much older, their origin going back to the period of the Vedas and the Upanishads (1500 B.C. to 500 B.C.). In course of time, travelers took these stories with them to Persia and Arabia and finally through Greece, they reached Europe. So far it has been translated into 50 or more languages of the world.

The Panchatantra is woven round the frame of a tale of a king who entrusts his three dull sons to a learned man, a Brahmin, called Pandit Vishnu Sharma, to enlighten their minds within six months. The Brahmin promises to educate them and takes them to his ?asharama? (hermitage). There he recites to them his specially composed tales divided into five tantras (in Sanskrit ?pancha? means five and ?tantra? means systems or parts) on how to deal with people in life.

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Answered by anil garg, 27 Mar '13 01:04 am

 
  
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