Kathopnishad - a dialogue with Death(Maithili with original sanskrit text and introduction in English)
by Rahul Kumar
Kathopnishad : Maithili with Original Sanskrit text and introduction in English
This is story of boy Nachiketa and his dialogues with death. Nachiketa has very descent lineage his father being the Auddalika Aaruni, the great Vedic sage who had knowledge of Brahma. He is himself part of different Vedic lore.
This story is repeated in Mahabharata, Rigveda (Mandala 10/135) and Taittiriya Brahmin .