Ramayana

Ramayana

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The Ramayana, a wondrous tale of cosmic adventure from India, immerses us in a world of heroes and gods and demons. Like another famous Hindu epic, the Mahabharata, it is both a teaching saga and an entertaining story of the eternal struggle between good and evil.

Created over 2,000 years ago by the poet/sage Valmiki, the Ramayana has been recited over the centuries

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The Ramayana, a wondrous tale of cosmic adventure from India, immerses us in a world of heroes and gods and demons. Like another famous Hindu epic, the Mahabharata, it is both a teaching saga and an entertaining story of the eternal struggle between good and evil.

Created over 2,000 years ago by the poet/sage Valmiki, the Ramayana has been recited over the centuries to hundreds of millions of listeners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780670084180
Publisher:
Viking Penguin
Publication date:
09/28/2010

Meet the Author

Arshia Sattar has a PhD from the department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations in the University of Chicago. Her areas of interest are Indian epics, mythology and the story traditions of the subcontinent. Her translation of Tales from the Kathasaritasagara was published as a Penguin Classic.

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