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Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Chapter LVIII
Update, 29 June, 2019: [M] (Main story line continued) WHEN Marubhūti had thus illustrated the unt... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Chapter LVII
Update, 29 June, 2019: INVOCATION WE worship the elephantine proboscis of Gaṇeśa, not to be resist... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Note on dreams at the end of the night
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XVI, chapter 111: Then the day came ... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Note on the five ordeals as given in the Yājñavalkya-smṛti
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XVII, chapter 119: “... And let all ... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Note on the position of Book XII
Update, 29 June, 2019: After the completion of Book XII, the longest in the whole work, we once ag... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] The use of turmeric (kuṅkuma) in ancient India
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XIII, chapter 104 Turmeric (Sanskrit... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] The festival of the Winter Solstice
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XIII, chapter 104 As already intimat... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] The seven jewels of the Cakravartin
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XV, chapter 109: “Then he obtained t... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] The history of sandalwood in ancient India
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 95 On p. 99 of this cha... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Note on Arjuna and the Narmadā
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 102 This refers to an i... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] On the glories of Gayā (Gayāmāhātmya)
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 86 “In that city [Vārāṇ... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] On the repeating of prayers, verses or charms backwards
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 74 “... and he was on t... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Notes on the river Mandākinī
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 83 “The king [Vīradeva]... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Note on the sacred thread
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 86 The rite of investit... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Note on the Must (Musth) condition of elephants
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 72 “Then he was brought... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] The use of riddles in eastern fiction
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 72 “The King Udayatuṅga... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Note on the effect of the moonlight
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 73 “And as he was going... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Food-taboo in the Underworld
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 73 The belief that it i... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Note on the magic string
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 71 We have already (Vol... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Note on the magic seed
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 71 The curious magical ... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] The legend of Indra cutting off the wings of the mountains
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 68 “Then, as he was roa... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Note on the story of Vāmadatta
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 68 This story contains ... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Note on the doctrine of māyā
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 70 The interesting alle... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] On the connection of Tantra with Black magic
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book XII, chapter 71 “Then she smeared th... »»

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) [...] Choosing a King by divine will
Update, 29 June, 2019: Note: this text is extracted from Book X, chapter 65. On page 155 we read t... »»

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