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  • Short Summary : The Ramayana, An Indian Epic

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    The Ramayana is an Indian Epic and one of the most influential stories in India. The epic embodies dharma and other values from Hinduism making it a reference for the Hindu religion. The story is a good versus evil story, with a humble King Ram who represented good versus a ten-headed evil King Ravana who represented evil. Ram was the eldest son of King Dasharatha of Ayodhya, his mother was Queen Kaushalya and Sita was his wife. Ram was very courageous, intelligent and obedient whereas Sita was very

  • Moral Hero In Ramayana

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    In the Ramayana, Rama has been glorified as an ideal person and hero as he consistently represents ethical ideals throughout the text. He stands as the main character in this story that displays great qualities such as devotion, bravery, and honor from beginning to the end of the epic itself. One would agree that he holds the highest form of “Dharma” and is seen as a ‘flawless’ man everyone can learn a thing or two from. He always had caring and concern words for the people in the city. Every evening

  • The Odyssey, The Ramayana Of Valmiki, And The Bhagavad Gita

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    no other options available to solve a dispute, then violent conflicts are acceptable responses. The use of armed conflict to resolve any political or personal disputes has been a theme that is visible in famous warrior stories. The Odyssey, The Ramayana of Valmiki, and The Bhagavad-Gita all deal with conflicts of war and how it can affect the lives of those involved. Violence as a solution to combat any disagreements or problems has been viewed as noble and necessary in many stories. Armed conflict

  • Why Is Urmila The Victim Of Ramayana

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    We all have perused The Ramayana numerous times. Watched it on Television since our youth. Saw numerous dramatizations, Ramleelas and so forth. In any case, have we ever noticed Urmila in those dramatizations? Do we even know who she is? A few of us knows her as Lakshmana's wife, Sita's sister and the little girl of King Janaka. I have termed my research paper as “Urmila-the forgotten heroin”. Heroin? Why heroin? She was only a wife, daughter,sister who assumed no part. Who was only a minor character

  • Summary Of Valmiki 's ' Ramayana '

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    31 Mar 2017 Midterm Essay Valmiki’s Ramayana has transcended being simply a folktale, and has manifested itself into an embodiment of virtues. It has great influence over the expectation of a women in the society; the status and the ideal itself has been conferred upon them by the Ramayana which depict ‘Sita’ as the ideal wife worthy of being emulated by Hindu women. There is a similar, recurring pattern that seems to unfold for any women depicted in the Ramayana who actively stray beyond this idea

  • Summary Of The Vindication Of Sitna And The Ramayana

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    The Vindication of Sita is considered the culmination of the epic Ramayana, and had attracted numerous artists to choose it as the subject of their artistic creations. It is always illuminating to examine the differences of the paintings with the same subject matter. The Vindication of Sita from Singh’s Ramayana and the one that illustrates the Persian translation of the Ramayana show varied themes, iconography, composition, and narrative techniques that correspond to the nature of their patronages

  • Similarities Between Ramayana And Rama

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    Our two great epics are the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. The Ramayana of Valmiki isthe original Ramayana. It is called Adikavya and Maharishi Valmiki is known as Adi Kavi.The Ramayana presents a picture of an ideal society.In this way, just to tell you what you are in for, here is an extremely concise synopsis of the Ramayana, the undertakings of ruler Rama. Rama is the child of Ruler Daśaratha, however he is likewise an incarnation of the god Vishnu, conceived in human structure to fight with the

  • Characters in The Odyssey and Ramayana Essay

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    In The Odyssey and Ramayana, the authors depict the characters through the eyes of their culture and civilization. In both works, the representation of men and women reflects an ideal that was sought after at the time. Particularly, the texts focus on the relationships between the main characters and the religion, as well as the main character and their familial ties. In The Odyssey, there is Athena and Odysseus while in Ramayana, there is Rama and Sita. Both Athena and Sita represent the idealistic

  • Penelope And Sita In Homer's The Ramayana And The Odyssey By Homer

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    or they do not go to an exile like Rama did with Viswamitra to master skills. However, they are heroes to me because of their sincerity, loyalty, purity, and respect toward their beloved husband and the people. When comparing these two novels, The Ramayana by R. K. Narayan to The Odyssey by Homer, Sita’s represents the epitome of by her Indian culture that has alike values with the Ancient Greek culture concerning faith and family ties. Even though women weren’t treated equally to the men during that

  • An Analysis Of ' Ramayana ' By William Buck

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    Ramayana, translated by William Buck, is an ancient Indian epic telling the story of a prince named Rama who fights against his adversary, Ravana. Although there are many important female characters throughout the book, they are often seen as subordinate to their male counterparts where intelligence and strength are concerned. One character who proves this stereotype wrong is Sita, Rama’s wife, who often shows that she has the capacity of being just as powerful as the men of the story. By being more