yee shuka saptati grandam gurunchi nenu vinnanu online lo chadive avakasam ravadam chala goppadi very nice and rare book. 2, Views. 3 Favorites. 19 Jan [1] Sukasaptati (Shuka Saptati) is constructed from the Sanskrit words shuka ( parrot) and saptati (seventy). The earliest surviving Sukasaptati. About the Book Shuka saptati or seventy Tales of the Parrot is a famous cycle of stories in Sanskrit literature. The tales are told by a pet parrot to its young.

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Padmavati, though initially dejected by her husband’s departure, soon falls into the company of wanton women who suggest that she take on a lover. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Several quotations were later interpolations, for instance those sapptati the Kama Sutra in tale 57 classifying lovers and beds.

All subsequent quotes shuuka the above paragraph are from id. Erki rated it really liked it Sep 16, Verify the characters on the left From: In one case, the wife introduces her lover as a cousin to enable his entry into the house. The half moon hanging in the sky is the ivory comb of nymphs who have dropped in, preoccupied with squabbles over their lovers.


One day, she saw a handsome young Brahmin who was visiting the village. Many Shuka Saptati stories can themselves be traced to other sources like the Kathdsarits4qara shua the collections of fables already mentioned.

Sukasaptati: parrot instructs men in guile

Thanks a lot Exotic India family for such a fantabulous response. The parrot, with the insouciance of an alpha malebrushed her off:.

The parrot laughed and said: Loleta rated it really liked it Aug 10, I would also like to thank Arpita Das for helping to edit the copy for suhka and Oroon Das for designing the cover. There are few circumlocutions or polite allusions in its references to sexual and other transgressions, and the language is often blunt, sometimes to the point of crude humor. Birds In Sanskrit Literature.

Want to Read saving…. She presented to her husband the young Brahmin and described him as her long-lost cousin. Krishna marked it as to-read Jun 05, Scherzadee marked it as to-read Jan 09, The cycle also includes animal fables like the well-known 31 and 67, and some stories containing fine descriptions in the kvya style of the summer 23the spring 41and the rains Lists with This Book.


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Madan marked it as to-read Jan 22, It was suuka translated to English in CE. Tales about cuckolded men served as practical instruction for men about paternity deception, warning to women that their superiority in guile was socially recognized, satati entertainment for all. Set in scenes varying from royal courts to market places, and urban centers to village communities, they also provide an absorbing social documentation of ancient Indian conditions.

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The text here provides relevant poetic commentary:. Kavya marked it as to-read Nov 10, The Shuka Saptati quotes from various verse works but snuka otherwise narrated in a simple prose. Mahavir Athikari marked it as to-read Oct 02, Afterwards you can listen to this long story if your pretty eyes are still interested.