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The Ramayana Of Valmiki
The Ramayana is one of the great Hindu epics. It is ascribed to the Hindu sage Valmiki and forms an important part of the Hindu literature , considered to be itihÄasa. The Ramayana is one of th...
Learn Plumbing Skills
Modern plumbing as a trade is the arranging and running of pipes to supply pure water to buildings, the erecting of
fixtures for the use of this supply, and the installing of other pipes for ...
Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan by Toru Dutt
This is a book of lovely long poems written in English by a girl from India. The introduction waxes poetical about her and her accomplishments (although you'll need to know French to fully apprecia...
Folklore of the Santal Parganas
The Santals are a Munda tribe, a branch of that aboriginal element which probably entered India from the North East. At the present day they inhabit the Eastern outskirts of the Chutia Nagpore plat...
Forty-one years in India
I would never have ventured to intrude upon the public with my personal reminiscences had I not been urged to do so by friends who, being interested themselves in what I was able to tell them of...
Indian Fairy Tales
From the extreme West of the Indo-European world, we go this year to the extreme East. From the soft rain and green turf of Gaeldom, we seek the garish sun and arid soil of the Hindoo. In the La...
A voyage to India nowadays is a continuous social event. The passengers compose a house party, being guests of the Steamship company for the time. The decks of the steamer are like broad verandas a...
The Case For India
Everyone who has preceded me in this Chair has rendered his thanks in fitting terms for the gift which is truly said to be the highest that India has it in her power to bestow. It is the sign of he...
Third class in Indian railways
I have now been in India for over two years and a half after my return from South Africa. Over one quarter of that time I have passed on the Indian trains travelling third class by choice. I hav...
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