GRETIL update #360

Mahendra Kumar Mishra mkmfolk at GMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 13 22:39:43 UTC 2009

 My book  Oral Epics  of kalahandi  has ben published  by  National
Folklore Support Center, Chennai.India. Any body  who is interested in the
book can be ordered  to  the director (
muthu at
 Besides, if any body want  to know of this  book  can contact  me  in my  e
mail  mkmfolk at

The book   is all about the forest  culture  and  agriculture  narratives
of   the   tribal people of Kalahandi  related to  their socio- cultural
epic  narration, ritual, culture hero, gods and goddesses, mythic  heroes ,
epic singers, caste genealogies  and drought song. It is the out come of a
long term research  taken up by me in Kalahandi.
Mahendra  K Mishra
Orissa, India

On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 12:08 AM, Stephen Hodge <
s.hodge at> wrote:

> Dear Reinhold,
> This latest addition of the Jnanalokalamkara-sutra to GRETIL you have just
> announced is very timely.  I was just about to start inputting the text for
> my own immediate use.  So many thanks for saving me the time and effort !
> Best wishes,
> Stephen Hodge

Dr Mahendra Kumar Mishra
State   SC/ST  and Minority  Education Coordinator,

Residential Address:
D-9 Flat  Kalpana Area  Bhubaneswar  751014,India
phone 91+674-2310167(r)

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