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The Monkey and The Mango Tree - Reviews

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Click for a larger image of the cover of The Monkey and the Mango Tree"Through the gentle art of storytelling, Sanatana Dharma's profound heritage has been passed down from generation to generation. With this marvelous book by Harish Johari, The Monkey and the Mango Tree, India's rich storytelling tradition comes alive for a new generation. Johari has created 25 beautifully crafted tales pregnant with mystical wisdom and wit, guaranteed to delight young and old.
Conveying sophisticated concepts in simple language, Johari's stories pass on ethical teachings meaningful for any culture, any time. One provocative tale dispensing a valuable message is entitled "The Lesson." In this story a teacher asserts anger's woeful burden… "it burns the life force… it destroys the balance of the body chemistry and makes you forgetful…. Avoid anger if you want to become a wise person." Pieter Weltevrede's outstanding pen-and-ink illustrations add visual vitality to each of Johari's delightful stories. These wonderful tales continue Johari's tradition of literary excellence and should not be missed. Young adults will find this book engaging while imparting principles for a life of graciousness. For parents and teachers, these timeless stories are tools you can use. "


"The mythic and folkloric world of the East are opened up in this delightful compilation of tales. Complete with powerful gods, scheming kings, and wise mystics, the storytelling tradition of India is shown to stand as tall as any in the West."

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