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Book titled 'Yathni's Travel to Kailash'

It is a book which deals with issues of educational interest like climate change, bio-diversity, space science etc. These are dealt with in the form of a story with colourful illustrations. It is suited for all age groups and particularly to the student community.

The book is a story based on Hindu mythology. The principal character is ‘Yathni’. Yathni is a little girl studying in Fifth Standard. She is a devotee of Lord Ganesha. Pleased with her devotion, Ganesha takes her on an excursion to Kailash, the abode of Lord Shiva.

How was this excursion, what were the things which Yathni saw on the way and what were the things which she learnt? You can find out these and a lot more from her unique travel to Kailash.

While giving a number of anecdotes from Hindu mythology, the story takes you to the North Pole, the Moon and the outer space and beyond. It talks about endangered species, global warming, climate change and biodiversity. It tells you about Pillaiyar kuttoo, Thoppukkaranam, Nivedanam, Pradosha Pooja etc deftly touching upon the value systems. The book is for all type of readers and especially for youngsters above ten years of age.

Quotations have been given from the religious texts and other literature. These quotations are from various languages-Sanskrit, English, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarathi and Hindi.

Karthik, my nephew, has prepared illustrations for this book. The cover page has also been designed by him.

Number of Pages: 148

MRP: Rs 395/-

ISBN: 9788191045710

Sale price Rs 195/-

Contact: M. Venkataraman


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