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Major Sections
Volume-I Volume-II

Volume-III

Volume-IV

Volume-V

Volume-VI

Volume-VII

Volume-VIII

Volume-IX

Volume-X

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CULTURE COURSE - VOL- IV

Preface

Prayer

Preface of the Culture Course Volume - IV Book.

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some important prayers of Gods and Godesses. 

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The Golden Deer

The Pandavas and Durvasa
Rams, Sita and Lakshmana lived in the Dandaka forest.  One day a beautiful  deer with golden sking came that wat and started grazing near their ashrama.

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The pandavas lived for fourteen years in the forest.  They had been driven out of the country by the Kauravas.

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Markandeya

Arundhati

Mrikandu was great rishi.   Marudvati was his wife. ?For a long time they had no children.The rishi prayed to god Siva.

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Kardama was the son of god brahma.He married Devahuti. They had nine daughters.  Arundhati was the eighth among them.

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Sukanya

Savitri

Sukanya was king Saryati's daughter.  She was not only beautiful, but clever and happy-go-lucky.  she was the  King's favourited child.

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For a long time King Aswapati of madra had not children.  He worshipped Goddess Savitri with great divotion. By the blessings of that goddess Savitri.

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Socrates

Confucius

There is a country in Europe called Greece.  it is far away from bharat.  Athens is its capital.  long, long ago, there lived in that city a man called Socrates.

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China is a great country.   it lies to the east of Bharat.  many great and learned men have lived there.   For most among these was Confucius.

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Vikramaditya

Prayag

Chandra varma was a learned Brahmin.  The king of Kanyapuri gave him his daughter in marriage.  When the king became old, he mad Chandra varma king in his place.

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:Have you ever been to Allahabad?  It is a famous city in the north of India.  A mile and a half from Allahabad is the holy Kshetra called Prayag.

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Godavari

Kaveri

There is a village called Triyambak near nasik.  Not far from that village there is a hill.  Not far from that village there is a hill.  Rishi Gatama lived on that hill.

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Coorg is a small district in karnataka State.  It gets plenty of raingall.  It is rich forest.  There is small hill called Brahmagiri in Coorg. 

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Ayodhya

Somanath

Like the seven holy rivers, there are also the seven sacred cities of India.  They are ayodhya, mathura, Haridwar, Kasi, Kanchi, ujjain and Dwaraka. You have read about some of them.

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Daksha was God Brahma's son.   He had many son and daughters.  He gav  twenty - seven daughters to the Moon - God in marriage.  

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The Kumbh Mela

Uposatha

Long before the world was born, there was a sea full of milk.  it was called Kshira Sagara.  That sea contained amirta.  by drinkin  amrita one remianed always young.

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You have read about Gautama, the Buddha.  The followers  of the Buddh  are known as the Buddhists.  

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Mauna Ekadasi

The Pious Cat

Long ago, there lived a merchant named Sur. he was a Jain.  His guru said to him one day:  "Sur, you must do  Mauna-vrata for one day on the 11 th day of the bright half of Marghasira every year".

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There was an old tree in a forest which had a hole in its trunk.  In that hole lived a sparrow.  everyday, the sparrow went out in the morning to eatthe grain from the field around and returned   to the tree in the evening.

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The Snake and The Farmer

The Hare and The Elephant

There was once a farmer.   He had a mall piece of land.  He grew paddy on it.  There came a year when no rain fel  and the crops failed.  The farmer did not know what to do,He was desperate.

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Once there was an elephant king, who lived in a forest.  There was no rain for   long time in the forest and so the water in all the pools dreid up. 

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Shivaji

You have all heard of shivaji the Great.  he lived three hundred years ago in Maharashtra.  he was born in Shivner in sahydri hills. 

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