Folk-Tales of the Khasis

Folk-Tales of the Khasis

By K. U. Rafy
Book Description
Table of Contents
  • Foreword
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • I
  • What makes the Eclipse
  • II
  • The Legend of Mount Sophet Bneng
  • III
  • How the Peacock got his Beautiful Feathers
  • IV
  • The Goddess who came to live with Mankind
  • V
  • The Formation of the Earth
  • VI
  • The Legend of U Raitong, The Khasi Orpheus
  • VII
  • The Tiger and the Monkeys
  • VIII
  • The Legend of the Iei Tree
  • IX
  • Hunting the Stag Lapalang
  • X
  • The Goddesses Ka Ngot and Ka Iam
  • XI
  • U Biskurom
  • XII
  • U Thlen, the Snake-Vampire
  • XIII
  • How the Dog Came to live with Man
  • XIV
  • The Origin of Betel and Tobacco
  • XV
  • The Stag and the Snail
  • XVI
  • The Leap of Ka Likai
  • XVII
  • What caused the Shadows on the Moon
  • U Ksuid Tynjang
  • XIX
  • What makes the Lightning
  • XX
  • The Prohibited Food
  • XXI
  • The Cooing of the Doves
  • XXII
  • How the Monkey’s Colour became Grey
  • The Legend of Ka Panshandi, the Lazy Tortoise
  • XXIV
  • The Idiot and the Hyndet Bread
  • XXV
  • U Ramhah
  • XXVI
  • How the Cat came to live with Man
  • How the Fox got his White Breast
  • How the Tiger got his Strength
  • XXIX
  • Why the Goat lives with Mankind
  • XXX
  • How the Ox came to be the Servant of Man
  • XXXI
  • The Lost Book
  • The Blessing of the Mendicant
    • Part I
    • Part II
    • Part III
    • Part IV
    • Part V
    • Part VI
  • Colophon
    • Availability
    • Encoding
    • Revision History
    • External References
    • Corrections
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