Hindoo Tales or the Adventures of Ten Princes

DAṆḌIN (c.6th cent - c. 6th cen)

This book describes the adventures of ten Kumaras, i.e., young men, (all of whom are either princes or sons of royal ministers), as narrated by the men themselves. These narratives are replete with accounts of demigods, ghosts, gamblers, intrigues with voluptious women, astonishing coincidences, cockfights, anthropophagy, sorcery, robberies, murders and wars. (Summary by wikipedia)

Genre(s): Children's Fiction, Classics (Antiquity), Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE sid
00:04:38
Play 01 HINDOO TALES OR, THE ADVENTURES OF TEN PRINCES sid
00:36:15
Play 02 ADVENTURES OF SOMADATTA. sid
00:09:05
Play 03 ADVENTURES OF PUSHPODBHAVA. sid
00:14:45
Play 04 MARRIAGE OF AVANTISUNDARI. sid
00:16:27
Play 05 FURTHER ADVENTURES OF RÂJAVÂHANA. sid
00:13:08
Play 06 ADVENTURES OF APAHÂRAVARMA. sid
00:51:23
Play 07 ADVENTURES OF UPAHÂRAVARMA. sid
00:25:45
Play 08 ADVENTURES OF ARTHAPÂLA. sid
00:23:50
Play 09 ADVENTURES OF PRAMATI. sid
00:20:22
Play 10 ADVENTURES OF MITRAGUPTA. sid
00:45:40
Play 11 ADVENTURES OF MANTRAGUPTA. sid
00:21:29
Play 12 ADVENTURES OF VISRUTA. sid
00:32:08