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  • Women's Roles In The Ramayana

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    The Ramayana is an Ancient Indian epic poem that follows the story of a young prince named Rama who is a mortal incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu. The plot follows a narrative that starts from his first time outside the royal palace, through his banishment from the kingdom and his quest to save his beloved wife Sita from Ravana, the evil King of Lanka, all the way to his coronation as King of Ayodhya, the kingdom from which he was originally banished. Throughout the whole narrative, there is one

  • Analysis Of 'The Ramayana And The Ramana'

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    reads the Ramayana and the Mahabharata for the first time” (Ramanujan 1991, p. 46). In this statement I think Ramanujan is trying to say that even though these epics are written no one learns about them through the written text. Being from an Indian family and hearing stories from my parents’ childhoods I would think most us know the epics through stories or some visual context. I learnt about the Mahabharata by hearing people talk about it. I am more familiar with the story of the Ramayana by celebrating

  • The Ramayana Is Not Just A Story

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    The Ramayana is a Sanskrit epic poem ascribed to the Hindu sage and Sanskrit poet Valmiki. The Ramayana also plays an important role in Hindu literature . It depicts the duties of relationships, portraying ideal characters like the ideal father, the ideal servant, the ideal brother, the ideal wife, and the ideal king. The name Ramayana is a tatpurusha compound of ' and ', translating to "Rama 's Journey". The Ramayana consists of 24,000 verses in seven books and 500 cantos, and tells the story

  • The Roles Of The Role Of Sita In Ramayana

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    Abstract: Sita is the only woman who captures the attention of readers and audience in the Indian epic poem Ramayana. Sita has been interpreted several times for the way her life had been. She is born of the earth and gets consumed by the earth. Sita’s biological parents are not known. But the mother of Sita is a God. While living the life of a human, this God incarnate figure of Goddess Lakshmi is the foster daughter of King Janaka who takes care of her and brings her up with all the love and care

  • Sitna's Character Of Sita In Ramayana

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    Sita in Ramayana is patrayed as a harmonious character with the embodiment of beauty, charm and kindness. Her tenderness of heart and abundance of compassion for her faily and friends is quiet evident in most of the chapters. Her endurance and fidelity constantly

  • Ramayana: Rāma and Lakṣmaṇa Essay

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    One of the most striking relationships throughout the entire Rāmāyaṇa is that between India's epic hero Rāma and his half-brother Lakṣmaṇa. What is interesting about this affair is Lakṣmaṇa's pure fidelity toward his brother and all his goals. While Rāma is the king on leave throughout most of the Hindu epic, Lakṣmaṇa acts more or less as his royal servant and bodyguard of his most prized possession, that being Rāma's wife, Sītā. Interestingly enough, Lakṣmaṇa is very much an intelligent being

  • Example Of Sexism In Ramayana

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    I want nothing more than a world where my decisions are respected, not questioned. You all must be aware of the epic tale of Ramayana that begins as Lord Rama was exiled to a forest for 14 years with his dear wife, Sita and brother Laxman. To get to the main point straight away, Sita, the epitome of grace and beauty was abducted by the main antagonist of the Ramayana written by Valmiki- Raavan. My mention on Valmiki as the writer is on purpose because it was according to him that Raavan was termed

  • The Importance Of Courage In The Ramayana

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    Although Modern and Epic heroes are very diverse, their courage and determination attract the admiration of others. After reading the Ramayana, many characteristics come forth that relate to the heroes and people many grew up hearing about. Whether it is Spiderman who had the strength to save the whole city from evil or Harriet Tubman whose bravery saved the lives of many slaves, their traits shine like those of many heroes from the epics in history. Courage is a trait that many people throughout

  • Religion Vs Ramayana

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    The Ramayana is one of the world’s oldest religious epics, dating back to roughly 7,000 B.C. and only first being written down around 500 B.C. Compare this to the Bible, in which scholars believe that writing began for the Old Testament around 5,000 B.C. Both of these texts have been continually updated since their respective creations. Since the Ramayana was first only an oral story, it continually went through progressive changes, with its first written incarnation taking place around 500 B.C.

  • The Epic Of Gilgamesh And The Ramayana

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    In two ancient classics, we see a clear display of an abuse of power. In both The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Ramayana, we find protagonists who commit deeds of treachery in the name of slaying a monster. These slayings seem justified at first; however, as we examine them further we find that they are no more than heinous acts in the name of asserting power over the other. Both Gilgamesh and Rama kill monsters in the name of supporting what they believe in, but their beliefs are not always justified