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Published by Library of Tibetan Works & Archives in Dharamsala .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • China,
  • Tibet.

Subjects:

  • Tales -- China -- Tibet.,
  • Legends -- China -- Tibet.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNorbu Chophel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR337 .N67 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 170 p. :
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2691816M
LC Control Number85900844

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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). These tales were gathered by Dr. A. L. 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/5(3). 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 F O'Connor. These tales were collected during his tenure as secretary and interpreter with the Lhasa Mission of 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 . 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)

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. 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. 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.