According to vedic formulas, one bhara is equal to sixteen pounds of gold. In the srimadbhagavatam it is said that anyone who hears the story of the syamantaka jewel or describes it or simply remembers it will be free from all kinds of defamation and the reactions of all impious activities and thus will attain the highest perfectional condition of peace. Story of supreme personality of godhead krishnas life from. The story of the syamantaka jewel occurs in the 56th chapter of the tenth canto of bhagavata purana which details the exploits of krishna. Audible provides the highest quality audio and narration. For the publishing industry, which has faced its fair share of gloomy news stories over the past two decades, the boom in audio is widely regarded. Jambavan and the story of the syamantaka jewel by a. Translated by sir edwin arnold, the book presents a translation magnificently written and true to the original, as it alluringly stirs up emotion and strong imagery within its audience. Tales from the puranas surya, the syamantaka gem and. Satrajit, a nobleman of dwarka, was a devotee of surya, the sun god. So, after much heartfelt discussion and lots and lots of listening, weve chosen 10 works of audio greatness to represent the years best.
Voice artist kobna holdbrooksmith narrates the story with ease in a performance that. The complete stories of sherlock holmes audiobook cover art. The story of the syamantaka gem is from the srimad bhagavatham which again contains a lot of stories on the life of lord krishna in dwaraka, there lived a yadava nobleman by name satrajit. The story of the syamantaka jewel krsna, the supreme. These are famous children stories and some of the stories like the the turtle who couldnt stop talking and the kings white elephant are so famous that they are enacted as short plays in schools and are.
Adapted from the stories of krishna by parvati devi dasi. Browse gem sivads bestselling audiobooks and newest titles. This story is related on the fourth day of the bright half of the lunar month, bhadrapada, the sixth month of the indian calendar. He was an ardent devotee of lord surya and propitiated lord surya regularly with great devotion. Listen to american indian stories audiobook by zitkala sa. The story of the amulet audiobook, by edith nesbit. There has been a great deal of research supporting the use of audiobooks to promote vocabulary development, fluency, and comprehension. Krishna book vol03 ch02 the story of the syamantaka jewel. He was a great devotee of the sungod, who awarded him the benediction of a jewel known as syamantaka. Click here for the krsna book audiobook by srila prabhupada himself. Krishna book entire chapters in audio presented with beautiful paintings. But they have now completely forgotten meaning of love. Audible stories is a free website where kids of all ages can listen to hundreds of audible audio titles across six different languagesenglish, spanish, french, german, italian and japanesefor free, so they can keep learning, dreaming and just being kids. These tracks were made from original tape recordings and have some audio flaws due to the limits of the.
Jewel, jewel, blackstone audio, inc audible audiobooks. The story of jambavati becoming the wife of krishna is associated with the jewel syamantaka mani, or shamanthakamani. The jewel originally belonged to the sun god, who wore it around his. It was a steep bank, and he paused for breath at the top, excusing the act to. Free books stories with pictures and audio in 6 languages. A common mistake of spelling it wrongly as shyamantaka has led to the incorrect idea that syamantaka was a sapphire saturns gem. How king satrajit offended the yadu dynasty and how he later on came to his senses and offered his daughter and the syamantaka jewel to ka is described. The listener is drawn into the story along with the children and is equally horrified and. Plus, this audio story pairs well with an article published in the nation just one of the magazines podcast collaborations this year. There is a saying that on the day of ganesh chaturthi, one should not see the moon or else face false allegations in the coming year.
Vatsyayana claimed to have written the kama sutra while a religious student, in contemplation of the deity but references to older works, shrewd disputations by vatsyayana of those authors recommendations, and careful cataloging of practices in various. Discover more authors youll love listening to on audible. Satyajit took this holy gem to dwarka, where lord krishna coached him to give it to ugrasena, but satyajit did not pay attention. Story of supreme personality of godhead krishnas life from srimadbhagavatam. Buy the syamantaka gem amar chitra katha book online at low. Audiobook sales are surging, and amazonowned audible is behind the boom in canadian content being commissioned and developed in the country. Srimad bhagavatam audio srimad bhagavatam audiobook download, listen online. The syamantaka gem s specialty was that it could magically produce eight measures of gold a day.
On his planet everyone was super powerful, solved all mysteries of life and saturated in all sense. This story of the syamantaka jewel is very significant. The secret story of syamantaka gemstone, jambavan battle. Story of syamantaka jewel read on ganesh chaturthi. He was a great devotee of the sungod, who awarded him the benediction of a. Gitanjali is a collection of 103 poems in english, largely translations by the bengali poet rabindranath tagore. The jewel syamantaka is known as a gem sun god, satayjiit got it from sun too as he is a keen follower of god sun. Your place for listening to the worlds biggest selection of audiobooks, kids stories, and bitesized audio content, anytime. This exciting tale unfolds a world of enchantment and adventure.
Download audiobooks written by soma valliappan to your device. Krishna book recitation for children kids iskcon desire tree. They include exciting stories about krishna, nrisimhadeva, usha and aniruddha, and many others. Also according to jyotish or planetary gemology, ruby is the gem of the sun in the navaratna. This is a wonderful example of witty and multilayered storytelling by hector hugh munro aka saki, satirizing british edwardian society. Well researched, but chock full of some beautiful storytelling, i was most impressed by how they managed to tackle this subject in a postcolonial world while remaining utterly neutral on the morality of the events that theyre chronicling. Jambavati the story how jambavati became the wife of sri. This volume became very famous in the west, and was widely translated into other languages. Childrens books online and downloadable audio books for free. India 1780 1800, courtesy of berkeley art museumpacific film archive. Audible launches free audiobook service for children cbc. Being pleased by the humming sound of the bees, krsna would play his flute, and.
The festival was a rallying point for the indians against the british rule. A quantity of gold is counted by a measurement called a bhara. Krsna book chapter 56 the story of the syamantaka jewel. The story of the syamantaka jewel mani divine brahmanda. Stories of krishna krishna and the syamantaka gem quantity add to cart. This edition contains 878 quatrains, and represents the most extensive translation of omars rubai in any language. As the world of audio evolves, so too does our best of list. His eccentric characters, humorous dialogue, and engaging domestic situations all reveal a penetrating and sometimes disturbing insight into human nature. The story of hritadhwaja and madalasa talks of valiant princes, languishing maidens and wicked demons.
Kohinoor was a fantastic book about a fascinating diamond. Free short stories audio books, mp3 downloads, and videos. Syamantaka gem, is perhaps most famous jewel in hindu mythology, supposed to be blessed with magical powers. The kama sutra, or aphorisms on love, has survived at least 1400 years as a dominant text on sexual relations between men and women.
All that happens to avataras will finally turn out to be good and beneficial to people of the world, because the very purpose of their coming into. Krishna is wrongly accused for the theft of the syamantaka gem and sets out to prove his innocence. The text and audio are offered under the conditions of the creative commons attributionnoncommercialshare alike 3. The first comprehensive and authoritative history of the kohi noor, arguably the most celebrated and mythologised jewel in the world, from the internationally acclaimed and bestselling historians william dalrymple and anita anand. This riveting story of the kohinoor, the world s most coveted gem, unearths fascinating new information as it moves from the mughal court to persia to afghanistan, from maharaja ranjit singh s durbar in punjab to the crown of the queen of england. Audio books and graphic novels share some great qualities that allow them to not only be enjoyable to readers, but also helpful. Surya being pleased with satrajits devotion appeared before him and gifted him the syamantaka gem. Read on to enjoy this adventurous story of the lord. In 1906, eben francis thompson,scholar and poet, published a limited edition of his translation of the quatrains of omar khayyam. The story of jambavati is mentioned in the bhagavata purana. Fairy tales, ghost stories, bedtime stories and kids poems. Librivox recording of gitanjali, by rabindranath tagore. Home nissas origin magic story audio drama gen doukeshi.
Written in 1820, washington irvings the legend of sleepy hollow has become a classic of american literature, and has been retold in many different ways. Satrajit was one of the residents of dwaraka during lord sri krishnas reign. The breadth and depth of content we encountered was too vast and diverse to pick just one winner. Ganesha chaturthi or vinayak chaturthi or vinayak chaviti, a major festival in india, is celebrated with great pomp, austerity, love, and sincerity. He was a generous man and an ardent devotee of surya bhagwan sun god. Krsna book 1970 56 the story of the syamantaka jewel youtube.
Jambavati is one among the ashta bharyas or eight principal wives of sri krishna. The trilogy of five children and it, the phoenix and the carpet, and the story of the amulet, all involving the same family and their encounters with the magical being the psammead, proved one of the most popular of edith nesbits books. It is very auspicious to read the story of syamantaka jewel on ganesh chaturthi. Krsna the supreme personality of godhead audio book. The story of syamantaka appears in the vishnu purana and the bhagavata. This text centers around the purchase of an ancient amulet. Finding himself trapped in a compartment with a set of unruly children, the storyteller decides to take revenge by narrating a tale with a most immoral twist. Hector monro, writing under the pseudonym of saki, is justly renowned for his urbane and witty short stories. A work offering comfort and enlightenment, the bhagavad gita is regarded with much respect and love as it directs its readers towards a fulfilling and joyous life. There was a king of the name satrajit within the jurisdiction of dvarakadhama.
Its a truly horrifying tale, and an excellent example of the power of longform audio journalism to tell important, human stories and affect change. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Home nissas origin magic story audio drama youtube. The syamantaka jewel was so powerful that it was daily producing a large quantity of gold. Grover, hannegan the same can be said of graphic novels. The tale that sent bach soaring to fame tells the story of a seagull who practices for a lifetime to begin to know the meaning of kindness and love. To build a fire by jack london day had broken cold and grey, exceedingly cold and grey, when the man turned aside from the main yukon trail and climbed the high earthbank, where a dim and littletravelled trail led eastward through the fat spruce timberland. Jataka tales form a part of the collective indian fairy tales with the only distinction that most of jataka tales have a moral. The story of the syamantaka gem details how lord sri krishna became a victim of false accusations. Songs are only half the story audible audio edition. Listen to american indian stories by zitkala sa at.765 302 517 215 1341 322 1262 725 970 58 983 863 1327 1036 1484 1426 1317 681 764 531 1299 237 1215 24 161 1002 858 661 654 790