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Folk life and lore of West Bengal

Sanat Kumar Mitra

Folk life and lore of West Bengal

an illustrated monograph

by Sanat Kumar Mitra

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Published by G.A.E. Publisher in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Bengal (India),
  • India,
  • West Bengal.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- India -- West Bengal.,
    • West Bengal (India) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [20]

      StatementSanat Kumar Mitra.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS485.B493 M57 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination55 p. :
      Number of Pages55
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3930209M
      LC Control Number81904452

      Folk Tales Of Bengal book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a edi /5. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots.

      Ghosts are an important part of folklore, and form an integral part of the socio-cultural beliefs of the people living in the geographical and ethno-linguistic region of Bengal, which today consists of the independent nation of Bangladesh, and the Indian states of West Bengal. Fairy tales, both old and new, often use the concept of modern-day Bengali literature, cinema and also in. Authors list in Bengali language- A- Abadhut (Dulala Candra Mukhopadhyay) Abanindranath Tagore Abantikumar Sanyal Abdul Wahhab Abhigyan Roychoudhury Abhijit Sen .

      Bardhaman (/ ˈ b ɑːr d ə ˌ m ə n /, Bengali: [ˈbɔrˌdʱoman]) is a city and a municipality in the state of West Bengal, is the headquarters of Purba Bardhaman district, having become a district capital during the period of British rule. Burdwan, an alternative name for the city, has remained in use since that y: India. FOLKLORE AND FOLK LIFE OF THE CHIRUS OF MANIPUR. INTRODUCTION. The Chirus constitute a small group of tribal population of Manipur. According to census, there are souls sparsely spread into eight districts and twelve villages in toto.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mitra, Sanat Kumar, Folk life and lore of West Bengal. Calcutta: G.A.E. Publisher, (OCoLC) : Folk-Worshipping in West Bengal: Lore of Folk-Geography (): Tapas Pal: BooksAuthor: Tapas Pal.

Back of the Book. Folklore of Bengal provides a holistic account of rich and assorted tradition of folk art, oral literature, myths and mythology, religion and magic, fairs and festivals, customs and social milieu of the province.

Samples of folk songs, folk tales and riddles add value to the book, which has been thoroughly revised by Srirang Jha. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Folk-Tales of Bengal, by Lal Behari Day This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

In my Peasant Life in Bengal I make the peasant boy Govinda spend some hours every evening in listening to stories told by an old woman, who was called Sambhu's mother, and who was the best story-teller in the village. Folk Tales of West Bengal. Swapna Dutta.

Children's Book Trust, - Children's stories, Indic (English) - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. West Bengal book. 2/2/ Royal Bengal Tiger Safari. 1/30/ Sports Panorama Folk life and lore of West Bengal book Bengal at a glance Folk Music And Folk Lore.

7/7/ Folk Artists of West Bengal- Directory. 7/7/ Information Source: Department of Information & Cultural Affairs(I&CA), Government of West Bengal News; Events; Video Gallery; Audio Gallery.

Bengal has traditionally been the adobe of folk culture in India. Like other parts of the world, with varied form of music, dance, drama and painting, folk culture represents the rustic inheritance of West Bengal.

Politically saying, in the then. Gangetic West Bengal is rich in mango-lore and the folk people have valuable wisdom relating to mango and they undertake their own experimentation in their own ways either in the orchards (for ITKs), or in the kitchens (for folk foods) or in the dispensaries (for folk medicines) and in the mind-land (for folk literature).

In this luxuriously illustrated book, Valmik Thapar takes the reader on a fascinating journey, tracing the myth and lore of the tiger depicted through paintings, sculpture and folk art. The Folk-Cults of Bengal (Indian Publications folklore series) by Mahapatra, Piyushkanti and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at West Bengal has a long-standing tradition of folk drama known as Jatra.

This form of theatre is a musical drama which depicts some story in a melodious manner even while acting it out on stage.

It used to be one of the ways to spread the story of Lord Krishna to people. About the Book Rahul Bengal has always been a treasure trove of folk art in diverse from which found expression in almost every conceivable item of Village life in earlier days, starting from clay built houses and corn-bins to folk painting, kantha embroidery on patched cotton, alpona floor painting, hand woven sitting mats, hand-fans, dolls, terracotta horses, masks worn in folk dances and.

Rate of New Text Books published by WBBSE and WBBPE for Availability of Text Books by WBBSE for Session, Textbooks (Class I-IX) for Bengali/Urdu Medium Madrasah, Mask or Mukhosh of West Bengal, as it known has a mysterious history. Mostly it uses for the Mask Dance, the folk dance of West Bengal.

The wearing of these masks is connected with early types of folklore and religion. There is various type of masks made up of clay, wood, sponge wood or shola, pith, paper, metal etc. Folk-Culture, Folk Life and Folk-lore: Folklore is commonly believed to be the 'oral literature' that is handed down to us from generation to generation through oral tradition.

It generally incorporates folksongs, folkdances, folktales, superstitions, myths, etc. It is only this aspect ofFile Size: 1MB. Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bhaṭṭācārya, Āśutosha, Folklore of Bengal. New Delhi: National Book Trust, India. Folk-Tales of Bengal Paperback – Janu by Rev.

Lal Behari Day (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings/5(3). Authors: M. Bandyopadhyay, K. Chakraborti: Keywords: guava-lore, Bengal: DOI: /ActaHortic Abstract: Though guava was an introduction in India in the XVII th century A.D. by the Portuguese but it is now one of the important subtropical fruits of India vis-a-vis West Bengal.

In the last decade several commercial orchards were developed in South Parganas. Books Advanced Search New Releases & Pre-orders Best Sellers Browse Genres Children's & Young Adult Textbooks Exam Central All Indian Languages Textbooks & Study Guides for West Bengal State Board See product details4/5.

Folk religion of Bengal, part I number I (A study of the Vrata rites).C. Kar, Benoy Bose Road, Calcutta, India; Bhattacharya, D. K. Studying folklore- The Indian Experience lecture paper unpublished, University of Delhi, India; Crooke, W The popular religion and folk-lore of .Folk Paintings of Bengal emerged as a popular medium of cultural expression developing comparatively with a stroke of independence from the conventions of temple art and free from the influences of a royal court.

The Patachitra scroll painting, a form of folk art comes from the eastern part of India mostly from the state of West Bengal and Bengali scroll tradition is a very old one.The field activity was in the form of an extensive interview conducted with the collaborator and Ranajit Gonsai.

The team travelled in the month of May to the interiors of West Bengal in Nadia district. Though there are Baul concentration areas in Birvhum, Bankura .