Ramayana Essay Topics

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  • How Does Sita Portrayed In Ramayana

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    character. Some regard her as a Goddess while there are many who consider her as an oppressed woman bearing the pangs of patriarchy. As she is a mythical figure, not much proof is available regarding her existence. It was first through the epic "Ramayana" by Valmiki that we received information about her character and personality. Myths are not a reliable source as they are ambiguous and cannot be assigned a single meaning. “You should never assign a meaning to a myth because if you assign a meaning

  • Ethics, Values And Ethics In The Story Of Ramayana And Lord Aristotle

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    all religions, races, castes, and nations are part of one’s character. To analyze what makes one’s character using Ramayana and Aristotle, it is important to evaluate each of their statements and what they are trying to explain. After comparing what each says, we will be in position of establishing the essence of a human character and their morals and ethics. In the story of Ramayana, Lord Rama is considered the embodiment of dharma; dharma is not just a set of do and don’t or a simplistic evaluation

  • The Process of the Advancement of the Human Soul Towards its Perfection in Ramayana and the Mahabharata

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    The Process of the Advancement of the Human Soul Towards its Perfection in Ramayana and the Mahabharata The whole of the Ramayana is an Epic of humanity. Humanity does not mean mankind but that which particularly human nature. It is in this sense, Sri Rama is oftentimes called the paragon of humanity, an example of the perfection of human nature. This perfection is not inclusive of the foibles of man in his lower endowments. That majestic feature of bodily personality, the ideal perfection

  • Leadership Lessons From Ramayana And Steve Jobs

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    Leadership lessons from Ramayana and its relevance to Steve jobs “The world steps aside to a person who knows where he or she is going” Mahatma Gandhi The Ramayana is one of the greatest epics of Hindu Mythology. It is not just a story, but also an educational medium used by the ancient sages to espouse the importance of doing your dharma (duty). Lessons from Ramayana are a part of teaching

  • The Theme Of Dharma Can Be Found Throughout The Ramayana

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    The theme of dharma can be found throughout the Ramayana. Rama, firmly committed to duty, is meant to be a near perfect representation of dharma (though he stumbles in a few places, as I will explore in the next paragraph), an example to strive toward. Here, though, I will examine examples within the text of adharma, and through examining what not to do, find out more about what to do. I will focus mostly on the actions of three characters: Kaikeyi, Soorpanaka, and Ravanna. But first I will examine

  • Lord Rama And The Epics Of The Ramayana And Bhagavad Gita

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    Dharmic traditions have been influenced greatly by the epics of the Ramayana and the Bhagavad Gita. Both epics involve open dialogue with an avatar of Vishnu and are greatly concerned with the ideals in fulfilling Dharma. In both epics both Lord Ram and Krishna discuss how to be the ideal person. However Lord Ram is more concerned with being the perfect son and husband and Krishna focuses on the dharmic deeds of a warrior and how to fulfill dharma in order to be liberated. The Bhagavad Gita focuses

  • An Incident And Characters Of The Great Epic Of Valmiki The Ramayana

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    Manishada is based on an incident and characters of the great epic of Valmiki The Ramayana. Manishada[nay wild hunter] is an utterance of big bang proscription in Sanskrit against violence and conducts without love. It is an utterance from the depth of heart of Valmiki for love and compassion to the entire flora and fauna of universe. Karnad chooses a minor character from the epic makes it the main character of his play. Looking at it from a different and new point of view, Karnad creates a play

  • Analysis Of The Story Of Sakuntala From The Mahabharata And Kalidasa 's Abhijnanasakuntalam ) And The Ramayana

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    and Kalidasa’s Abhijnanasakuntalam) and the Ramayana, both canonical texts in their own right, vary greatly in structure, substance, and length, but a closer examination reveals that both have some common, or at least similar themes and motifs, particularly with respect to attitudes towards women and the literal rejection of the female protagonist. It might be noteworthy that the distance in time between the texts is not negligible- while the Ramayana started to take shape between 2nd century BCE

  • An Imperfect World Torn Apart By William Buck 's Version Of The Ramayana

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    evils of the world or “Ravana” to arise. Never before have people needed a reason to believe in a figure who could help rid the world of corruption, greed, desire, and ego created by Ravana, more than they do now. In William Buck’s version of the Ramayana, he retells the ancient epic of

  • The Female Character in the Epic Stories 'Paradise Lost' and 'the Ramayana'

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    FEMALE CHARACTER IN THE EPIC STORIES 'PARADISE LOST' AND 'THE RAMAYANA' [Name of the Student] [Name of the Instructor] [Subject] [Date] 'The Ramayana' and 'Paradise Lost' hold stories of ancient times that tend to explain the existence of two different cultures in the present world. Milton, the author of ‘Paradise Lost,’ concerns himself with the Christian story of the ‘Fall of man’ while Valmiki, the author of The Ramayana, tries to bring out an explanation to the goals of human