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As such, I have lost my strength. Where from have you come boat-man? The tale of tawoi That night, a thief came to steal a cow belonging to the old woman. The king’s order must be obeyed. He cut the tiger’s tail by striking it with the hoe and the tiger was freed.

Then, the tiger thought, “Oh! While searching for water, the two buthi reached a river. The king has appointed me as the guard of this large drum.

Siva Prosad Barua, who have always stood by me in all my endeavours. I am handing over my Tejeemola asdhu you. Before concluding my words, I express my sincere regards to emminent literateur Prof. The crab said to the tiger, “Friend, you better sit xadhu my burrow. Buffaloes, cows, deer and all other animals ran helter skelter.

I would like to thank Pallavi Barua, the translator of this Classic, for making me a part of her project, and for providing necessary guidance and suggestion in making the book more lively. The thief entered the cow-shed in order to steal one.


Full text of “GRANDMA’S TALES”

They looked in all directions but could not see anyone. I am tilling the soil for the vegetable garden. He asked a boat-man to pluck a burhl and fetch it. When marrying her off, I will have to give her a handsome dowry. At about this time, gongatoup came and said “Aunt kaansonmoti, O kaansonmoti, won’t you go to the meeting?

On seeing the tigress, he said, “See, the trap I have put your husband into. The prince noticed that out of the fruit, an exquisitely beautiful maiden emerged and bathed in the river.

Be it whatsoever, if you have no objection, please come to my humble dwelling for the morning meal. The thief too hit upon a plan instantly. That old woman has spread out boiled paddy in the sunshine. He replied, “When I was a child, my mother fed me crabs.

Grandma’s Tales (Burhi Aair Sadhu)

Alongwith silk-clothes, my step-mother pounded me, I am only Tejeemola. If they do not take some action, they will have to face great disgrace.

Now you go to your friend’s house in your casual dress. Seeing the fox being swept by the force of the current and drifting away, the tigress caught hold of him. That day too, the farmer did as he did on other days and climbed the tree.

When the other buffaloes returned in the evening, the head- buffalo narrated the whole episode to them. Tit for tat Knowing what must have taken place, they went out in search of their mother. That evening too, the buffaloes were surprised to see their shelter neat and clean. Let the chapter of n amin g our son be closed. The plant caused severe itching sensation in the mouth of the monkey instantly. When you reach near your friend’s house, you change for the clothes in the bundle.


On counting the impressions, he found the number to be sixty.

This is certainly not a gourd. How can I refuse you? The aim of this preface however is not to discuss the matter any further within its narrow ambit. They reported the incident to the merchant’s wife and went away. He screamed so much that it seemed as if the skies would split. As a result of wide circulation for a consider- able time in a neighbouring country, a tale loses its original form and adopts a local texture. But it was very little.

As such, you dispel all doubts. Guwahati, Illustrator 8th November, As such, he felt that he could touch the heavens with his bare ‘hands’ and swelled in pride.

And whoever gets up late will sadu the two-thirds. In their old agea son horn to the old couple.