Ramayana Book Four: Kishkindha

Ramayana Book Four: Kishkindha

by Valmiki Valmiki
     
 

Rama goes to the monkey capital of Kishkíndha to seek help in finding Sita, and meets Hánuman, the greatest of the monkey heroes. There are two claimants for the monkey throne, Valin and Sugríva; Rama helps Sugríva win the throne, and in return Sugríva promises to help in the search for Sita. The monkey hordes set out in every direction to

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Rama goes to the monkey capital of Kishkíndha to seek help in finding Sita, and meets Hánuman, the greatest of the monkey heroes. There are two claimants for the monkey throne, Valin and Sugríva; Rama helps Sugríva win the throne, and in return Sugríva promises to help in the search for Sita. The monkey hordes set out in every direction to scour the world, but without success until an old vulture tells them she is in Lanka. Hánuman promises to leap over the ocean to Lanka to pursue the search.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814752074
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Series:
Clay Sanskrit Library Series
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
415
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.90(d)

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