Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Amardeep Punjabi Path Mala 1

Amardeep Punjabi Path Mala Part 1  is the best picture book that takes advantage of the way children learn Poetry and story . This book was written by Dr Gurdyal Singh Phul who was a children's book writer. The Book starts with the poem titled as ‘Soorj’ in Punjabi which means the sun. In this poem the writer narrates the importance of the sun in the form of verses and give exercises based on the poetry like fill the blanks etc.  The second story is about the festival “Rakhri” Rakhsha Bandhan which is a festival of brothers and their sisters and the emotional bonding they share. Sisters tie band on their brother’s wrist with a promise from the brother to protect her in every way. 

”Ka Te Koil” is the next story explained, giving a lesson to kids reading it. It is about a Crow and Cuckoo.  The crow puts a question to the Cuckoo . We are same in color (Black) but people like you why not me? Then Cuckoo replied we are not same, you are not melodious but I have a sweet voice and people like birds that chirp sweet. The next  story is about ‘Harmandir Sahib’ the holy temple of the Sikhs also known as The Golden Temple, situated in Amritsar. There are four doors to get into the Harmandir Sahib, which symbolizes the openness of the Sikhs towards all people and religions. The Gurdwara is surrounded by a large lake or holy tank, known as the Sarovar, which consists of Amrit.

The Red Turnip (Lal Salgam) is another story introduced for the young learning buds in the Punjabi Paath Mala Part1. This story is about fast friendship in the forest between a Rabbit, Calf and goat. When snow covers the forest and there is scarcity of food the rabbit  gets two turnips and shares with his friends to satisfy their hunger along with him. The book compiles within it a patriotic poem known as  “Desh”(country) where the poet praises the country and its natural beauty like water, wind, forest, flowers, river etc. Children can also learn word meanings and many more in different sections of the Punjabi Paath Mala Part 1

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