Gods and Mountains: The Folk Culture of a Himalayan Kingdom Nepal

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Title:Gods and Mountains: The Folk Culture of a Himalayan Kingdom Nepal


Author:Kesar Lall

Publisher:Nirala Publications

Publish Year:1991

Edition:First Edition

Cover:Hard Back

Subject:Spirituality / Spiritual | Nepal History | Nepal Non-Fiction | Folk tales/ Folk songs | Non Fiction | Nepal Culture and Custom


Remarks:contains B&W photos and bibliography and illustrations


Size:148 x 232 mm


Price:USD 5.55

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  • This book celebrates the spouts of faith of a turbulent nation. It is an awe-inspiring account of a nation fabled all over the world for its god and mountains. The author begins with an evocative legend of the origin of the Kathmandu valley and makes a sweep through the researchers so far done on the folk culture of Nepal. The chapters that follow deal with myths, legends, hymns, folk songs of Newars and Tamangs, festivals, holidays, pastimes, practices and beliefs,gambling, witchcraft, Nepalese proverbs, nursery rhymes and riddles.

    Kesar Lall

    He was a Nepalese folklorist and writer. He has published more than 50 books of stories and poetry.
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