The Dowry And Other Japanese Stories
- Author: Anita Khanna
- Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
- ISBN: 9788126051786
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The Dowry And Other Japanese Stories is a translation of stories, literally handpicked from the Japanese sources for its universal appeal. The practice of Dowry, Divinity, Animal deity (Inari-sama), lighting of incense in temple, Buddhist icon, Sutra book as well as names like Dharma, Naigu; the rank of temple priests etc. remain embedded in Indian mind set. These are quite akin to Indian culture and beliefs and draw the curiosity and interest of the readers. The same is true about each and every story of this collection. These Indian elements, presented in a different cultural dimension will bring out subtle similarities in the two cultures.