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Pai, Anant

Overview
Works: 987 works in 2,013 publications in 6 languages and 5,811 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Comics (Graphic works)  Juvenile works  Sacred books  Illustrated works  History 
Roles: Editor, Author, Publishing director
Classifications: PN6790.I4, 741.5954
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Most widely held works about Anant Pai
 
Most widely held works by Anant Pai
Stories of Birbal( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wandering through his kingdom disguised as an ordinary citizen, Emperor Akbar is struck by the intelligence of a young man who is able to recognise him. The young man is Birbal, and Akbar invites him to his court. One of the navaratnas (nine gems) of Akbar's court, Birbal is known for his sharp intelligence and wit. Everyone comes to Birbal when they are in trouble - be it an impoverished old lady, an artist, or Akbar himself. Birbal's wisdom and honesty makes him one of Akbar's most trusted courtiers. He outwits and teases everyone who is at fault, from the smallest cheat to the emperor himself. He makes sure that justice is served, and that even the most helpless person is given his due in the Mughal court"--Page 4 of cover
Stories of Krishna( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tegneserier med fortællinger om Krishna
Valmiki's Ramayana : the great Indian epic by Vālmīki( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ramayana is the story of Rama, the prince of Ayodhya. Poet Valmiki describes Rama as a dutiful son, loving brother, devoted husband, fierce warrior and wise statesman, of pleasant manners and speech. Rama is above all an upholder of Dharma so it is no wonder that he is hailed as an avatar or incarnation of Lord Vishnu"--Page 4 of cover
Ganga( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Hindi and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ganga's cleansing waters were urgently needed on earth. But, the dauntless daughter of the mountain god was not to be easily subdued as her waters darted about uncontrollably. Only Shiva could tame her by entangling her in the coils of his hair. When her waters could finally wriggle their way out, they were calmer and purer. They turned arid wastes alive and filled up the oceans. Since those ancient times when King Bhagiratha sought her help, Ganga, whether roaring or placid, dancing or sombre, continues to enchant one and all with her incomparable beauty"--Provided by publisher
Devotees of Vishnu( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Bhagawat Purana, from which the stories in Tales of Vishnu have been adapted, abounds in narratives of the benevolent acts of Vishnu. The three stories in Tales of Narada tell us how Narada, although a divine sage, often fell prey to temptation and pride and became conceited. Fortunately for Narada, every time he succumbed to human weaknesses, Vishnu was beside him to pull him through. The story of Prahlad talks of a young boy's unerring devotion to Vishnu despite his father's tyranny. Ultimately, Vishnu destroys young Prahlad's persecutor and rewards his faith. Dhruva and Ashtavakra deals with the loyal Dhruva, Lord Vishnu's five-year-old devotee, and the courageous Ashtavakra, who was born with eight physical deformities and overcame all odds with sheer perseverance and knowledge. The churning of the ocean narrates the story of how the devas procured divine nectar from the Ocean of Milk and became immortal upon drinking it"--Page 4 of cover
Mahabharata : the great epic of India by Śivarāma Kāranta( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Mahābhārata; for children
Great rulers of India : 5-in-1( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over the centuries India has been ruled by men and women who as great conquerors and able administrators have shaped the history of this land. This Pancharatna features five such rulers. Chandragupta Maurya defeated his rivals to found the Mauryan dynasty which reached unprecedented power under his grandson, Ashoka, who later saw the futility of war and renounced violence. Samudragupta of the Gupta dynasty, was a military genius. Harsha ascended the throne at age 16. His story has been taken from the Harshacharita and from the accounts of the Chinese traveller, Hiuen Tsang. Krishnadeva Raya of the Vijayanagara dynasty was described by the Portuguese traveller, Domingo Paes, as the 'perfect king'"--Page 4 of cover
Stories of Rama : 5-in-1( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated re-telling of the life of Rama
Rani of Jhansi : the flame of freedom by Mala Singh( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"She ruled over a small kingdom, but dreamt of freedom for the whole country. In the Great Revolt of 1857, Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi, matched wits and force with the best of British generals. The image of the brave Rani of Jhansi charging her steed through enemy lines, her sword raised for the next thrust, is forever imprinted in Indian hearts"--Provided by publisher
Nala Damayantī by Ābida Suratī( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About Nala and Damayanthi, Hindu mythological characters
Krishna : retold from the Bhagawat Puran by Kamala Chandrakant( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Further stories from the Jatakas : 5-in-1( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gita by Anant Pai( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Bhagavadgītā, Hindu philosophical classic; comics for children
Angulimala : the bandit who took refuge in Buddha by Pratap Mulick( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and Hindi and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from the Jatakas( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Savitri : the perfect wife by Anant Pai( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about Sāvitrī, Hindu mythological charecter and wife of Sathyavān
Great freedom fighters : 5-in-1( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gita : the song of eternal wisdom( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mahabharata( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales told by Sri Ramakrishna( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Great rulers of India : 5-in-1
Alternative Names
Anant Pai

Anant Pai 1929-....

Anant Pai Comic artist

Anant Pai Indiaas schrijver (1929-2011)

Ananta Pai

Ananta Pai 1929-....

Pai, Anant.

Pai, Anant 1929-2011

Pai Ananta 1929-....

Uncle Pai.

آنات پای

अनंत पै 1929-....

अनन्त पै

पै अनंत 1929-....

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అనంత్ పాయ్

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アナント・パイ

パイ, アナント

Languages
English (106)

Hindi (14)

Gujarati (5)

Kannada (3)

German (2)

Telugu (1)

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