Amma, Tell Me about Diwali!

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Author: Bhakti Mathur

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789881502889

Category: Demonology

Page: 28

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Brilliant firecrackers lighting up the night, Diyas twinkling like stars - what a sight! This is Diwali, in all its glory, As told to little Klaka - a magical story. First the celebration of Prince Rama and his homecoming, His victory over Ravana, the evil demon King. Next a story of Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth Who rewards her true devotees with fortune and health. "Amme Tell Me" is a charming and informative series of children's books that introduces the major Hindu festivals and figures to young readers, and are perfect for families wanting to share stories of Hinduism with their children or for educators looking for resource on the Hindu culture for their students. Written in rhyme with vivid, captivating illustrations, this series brings Hindu mythology to its readers in a fun and non-preachy way. The Series has ten books on the festivals of Holi, Diwali, and on the Hindu gods Krishna, Hanuman and Ganesha.

The Full Amma Tell Me Series

Ten Book Set

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Author: Bhakti Mathur

Publisher: Amma Tell Me

ISBN: 9789881239570

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 280

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A box set of ten of the books in the 'Amma Tell Me' Series. The set includes the following books: 1. Amma Tell Me About Holi! 2. Amma Tell Me About Diwali! 3. Amma Tell Me About Ramayana! 4. Amma Tell Me About Ganesha! 5. Amma Tell Me About Krishna! 6. Amma Tell Me How Krishna Fought The Demons! 7. Amma Tell Me How Krishna Destroyed Kansa! 8. Amma Tell Me About Hanuman! 9. Amma Tell Me How Hanuman Crossed The Ocean! 10. Amma Tell Me About Hanuman's Adventures In Lanka!

The Amma Tell Me Festival Series

Three Book Set

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Author: Bhakti Mathur

Publisher: Amma Tell Me

ISBN: 9789881239563

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 54

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A three book box set of the following festivals in the 'Amma Tell Me' Series: 1. Amma Tell Me About Holi! 2. Amma Tell Me About Diwali! 3. Amma Tell Me About Ramayana!

Relax, It's Just God

How and Why to Talk to Your Kids about Religion When You're Not Religious

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Author: Wendy Thomas Russell

Publisher: SCB Distributors

ISBN: 1941932010

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: N.A

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Beyond the Tiger Mom

East-West Parenting for the Global Age

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Author: Maya Thiagarajan

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462918417

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 224

View: 4488

"Beyond the Tiger Mom is a brilliant book—hard-hitting and brutally honest but also balanced, insightful, and funny." —Amy Chua, author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom Dispel the hype and myths about Asian parenting and uncover the practical with this effective parenting guide. Help your child achieve maximum academic potential Train your child to expand his or her attention span Find the right balance between work and play Help your child see failure as a learning experience Learn how to raise tech-healthy kids How do Asian parents prime their children for success from a young age? Why do Asian kids do so well in math and science? What is the difference between an Asian upbringing and a Western one? Why do some Asian mothers see themselves as "tiger moms" while others shun the label? How do Asian parents deal with their children's failures? Is it sometimes good for children to fail? These are just a few of the compelling questions posed and answered in this fascinating new parenting book by educator Maya Thiagarajan as she examines the stereotypes and goes beneath the surface to explore what really happens in Asian households. How do Asian parents think about childhood, family and education—and what can Western parents learn from them? Through interviews with hundreds of Asian parents and kids, Thiagarajan offers a detailed look at their values, hopes, fears and parenting styles. Woven into this narrative are her own reflections on teaching and parenting in Asia and the West. Thiagarajan synthesizes an extensive body of research to provide accessible and practical guidelines for parents. Each chapter ends with a "How To" section of specific tips for Asian and Western parents to aid their child's educational development both inside and outside the classroom.

Harun und das Meer der Geschichten

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Author: Salman Rushdie

Publisher: btb Verlag

ISBN: 3641134005

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 392

In der Traurigen Stadt im Lande Alifbay lebt der kleine Harun. Doch Harun hat Glück, denn sein Vater ist der allseits beliebte Geschichtenerzähler Raschid. Wenn er erzählt, dann vergessen die Menschen für einen Moment ihre Traurigkeit und erfreuen sich an seinen schier unerschöpflichen Märchen über schöne Prinzessinnen, schnauzbärtige Gangster und tollkühne Helden. Doch eines Tages wird Raschid von seiner Frau verlassen – und verstummt urplötzlich. Um seinen Vater von dieser Sprachlosigkeit zu befreien, begibt sich Harun auf eine abenteuerliche Reise zum Meer der Geschichten, zur Quelle des Erzählwassers.

Amma Tell Me about Holi!

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Author: Bhakti Mathur

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789881239532

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 28

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Come let's hear the magical story, Of Holi in all it's vibrant glory. As told to Klaka, an eager little boy By his Amma, with dollops of joy. First, a tale of colours and childhood fun: Naughty Krishna and Radha, his loved one. Next, an evil king who thought he was God, His son Prahlad refused to accept the fraud. Furious, the king tried to hurt his own son, But Vishnu made sure no harm was done. A story of faith, devotion and love Gifted down to us by generations above... .

Amma Tell Me How Hanuman Crossed the Ocean!

Part 2 in the Hanuman Trilogy!

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Author: Bhakti Mathur

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789881239426

Category: Hanum?n (Hindu deity)

Page: 32

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In this new and epic story, Hanuman leaps across a mighty ocean, With his forgotten powers regained, And with his strength, wit and devotion. The story of how he charmed a mountain, Defeated a dragon and crushed a snake. How he fought the powerful guard of Lanka, On his great mission for Rama's sake! "Amme Tell Me" is a charming and informative series of children's books that introduces the major Hindu festivals and figures to young readers, and are perfect for families wanting to share stories of Hinduism with their children or for educators looking for resource on the Hindu culture for their students. Written in rhyme with vivid, captivating illustrations, this series brings Hindu mythology to its readers in a fun and non-preachy way. The Series has ten books on the festivals of Holi, Diwali, and on the Hindu gods Krishna, Hanuman and Ganesha.

The Hindu and the Punk

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Author: Anushka Anastasia Solomon

Publisher: Pudding House Publications

ISBN: 9781589987227

Category:

Page: 30

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Flucht im Mondlicht

eine Geschichte aus Afghanistan

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Author: N. H. Senzai

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783570222973

Category:

Page: 250

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Fadis Familie träumt von einem neuen Leben in Kalifornien. Doch die Flucht aus Afghanistan wird zum Albtraum: Im Tumult des Aufbruchs geht Fadis kleine Schwester Mariam verloren - und die Familie hat keine Chance mehr umzukehren ... Von nun an hegt Fadi nur noch einen Gedanken: Er muss Mariam wiederfinden! Als ein Fotowettbewerb ausgeschrieben wird, sieht Fadi die Chance, in seine alte Heimat zurückzukehren. Doch kann ein einziges Foto Mariam tatsächlich retten? N.H. Senzai ist mit zwei Sprachen und zwei Kulturen aufgewachsen. Als Kind lebte sie in San Francisco und Jubail/Saudi-Arabien, zur Highschool ging sie in London. Heute lebt N.H. Senzai mit ihrer Familie in San Francisco. "Flucht im Mondlicht" ist ihr Debütroman, der auf Erlebnissen ihres Ehemanns bei der Flucht seiner Familie aus Afghanistan (1970) basiert.

Gheranda Samhita

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Author: Swami Digambarji

Publisher: XinXii

ISBN: 3943376028

Category: Self-Help

Page: 80

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Ein systematischer Lehrtext in Form eines Dialoges zwischen den Lehrer Gheranda und dem Schüler Candakapali. Neben der Hatha Yoga Pradipika und der Shiva Samhita einer der drei klassischen Texte des Hatha Yoga. Diese deutsche Ausgabe hält sich so nahe wie möglich an den Originaltext, den Lore Tomalla bei ihrem Lehrer in Indien übersetzt hat. So kann etwas von der ursprünglichen archaischen Sprache und Bedeutung dieser alten Yogaschrift durchscheinen und den ernsthaften Aspiranten auf einer subtilen Ebene berühren. Hilfreich sind auch die Abbildungen zu bestimmten Übungen. Beschrieben werden mehr als 100 Yogapraktiken und sieben Methoden, die den Übenden zu höheren Bewusstseinsebenen führen: Shatkarmas (Kriyas), Asanas, Mudras, Pratyaharas, Pranayamas, Dhyanas und Samadhis.

Miles & Niles - Hirnzellen im Hinterhalt

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Author: Jory John,Mac Barnett

Publisher: cbt Verlag

ISBN: 3641158214

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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Zwei wie Pest und Cholera Wenn es etwas gibt, das Miles Murphy perfekt beherrscht, dann ist es Streiche spielen. Unfug treiben. Leute austricksen. Keine Frage: Er ist der beste Trickser, den seine alte Schule je gesehen hat. Als Miles gezwungen wird, in das langweilige Kuh-Kaff Yawnee Valley zu ziehen, geht er deshalb davon aus, dass er auch an seiner neuen Schule der beste Trickser sein wird. Es gibt nur ein Problem: Die Schule hat schon einen Trickser. Und der ist gut – unglaublich gut! Miles ist entsetzt zu sehen, dass sein Konkurrent einem Phantom gleicht: Niemand kennt ihn, nie fliegen seine Streiche auf! Als Miles entdeckt, dass ausgerechnet Lehrerliebling Niles hinter den Geniestreichen steckt, entspinnt sich der größte Trickser-Wettstreit, den Yawnee Valley je gesehen hat.

The Penguin Book of Canadian Short Stories

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Author: Jane Urquhart

Publisher: Penguin Group Canada

ISBN: 9780670064939

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 696

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This stunning collection of 60 stories—over a century's worth of the best Canadian literature by an extraordinary array of our finest writers—has been selected and is introduced by award-winning writer Jane Urquhart. Urquhart's selection includes stories by major literary figures such as Mavis Gallant, Carol Shields, Alistair MacLeod, and Margaret Atwood, and wonderful stories by younger writers, including Dennis Bock, Joseph Boyden, and Madeleine Thien. This collection is uniquely organized into five parts: the immigrant experience, urban life, family drama, fantasy and metaphor, and celebrating the past.

Amma Tell Me How Krishna Fought the Demons!

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Author: Bhakti Mathur

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789881239440

Category: Demonology

Page: 32

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When Kansa learnt of Krishna's escape, His rage knew no bound. He summoned all his demons And ordered, "I want that boy found!" This is the story of how one by one, Krishna bravely fought them all - How Putana, Trinavarta, Vatasura and Bakasura All met their fall! "Amme Tell Me" is a charming and informative series of children's books that introduces the major Hindu festivals and figures to young readers, and are perfect for families wanting to share stories of Hinduism with their children or for educators looking for resource on the Hindu culture for their students. Written in rhyme with vivid, captivating illustrations, this series brings Hindu mythology to its readers in a fun and non-preachy way. The Series has ten books on the festivals of Holi, Diwali, and on the Hindu gods Krishna, Hanuman and Ganesha.

Amma Tell Me How Krishna Defeated Kansa!

Part 3 in the Krishna Trilogy!

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Author: Bhakti Mathur

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789881239457

Category: Demonology

Page: 36

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Another story of Krishna's adventures, Fighting Kaliya, a demon in snake form, And lifting a mountain on just one finger, As a shield from an angry god's thunderstorm. And finally, the story of how evil Kansa Tried to kill Krishna, with methods so grim. But be they elephant or ace wrestlers, No one succeeded in harming him! "Amme Tell Me" is a charming and informative series of children's books that introduces the major Hindu festivals and figures to young readers, and are perfect for families wanting to share stories of Hinduism with their children or for educators looking for resource on the Hindu culture for their students. Written in rhyme with vivid, captivating illustrations, this series brings Hindu mythology to its readers in a fun and non-preachy way. The Series has ten books on the festivals of Holi, Diwali, and on the Hindu gods Krishna, Hanuman and Ganesha.

Einfach tierisch, die Natur

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Author: Nick Arnold

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783785533345

Category: Biology

Page: 160

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In der broschierten Reihe WahnsinnsWissen werden Themen witzig präsentiert und durch Cartoons, Quizfragen Anekdoten und pfiffige Illustrationen aufgelockert. (Quelle: Das Buch für Dich 1999/2000).