The Ramayana and the Mahabharata Condensed into English Verse

The Ramayana and the Mahabharata Condensed into English Verse

by Romesh Chunder Dutt, Valmiki
     
 

Two great epics of the ancient Hindus offer a realistic image of Indian civilization and culture of India 3,000 years ago: the Ramayana, recounting the adventures of a banished prince, and the Mahabharata, based on the legends surrounding a war. Condensed version features selections linked with short notes.See more details below

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Two great epics of the ancient Hindus offer a realistic image of Indian civilization and culture of India 3,000 years ago: the Ramayana, recounting the adventures of a banished prince, and the Mahabharata, based on the legends surrounding a war. Condensed version features selections linked with short notes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486425061
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
10/20/2011
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.66(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.77(d)

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Table of Contents

RAMAYANA
I. SITA-SWAYAMVARA (THE BRIDAL OF SITA)
II. VANA-GAMANA-ADESA (THE BANISHMENT)
III. DASA-RATHA-VIYOGA (THE DEATH OF THE KING)
IV. RAMA-BHARATA-SAMBADA (THE MEETING OF THE PRINCES)
V. PANCHAVATI (ON THE BANKS OF THE GODAVARI)
VI. SITA-HARANA (SITA LOST)
VII. KISHKINDHA (IN THE NILGIRI MOUNTAINS)
VIII. SITA-SANDESA (SITA DISCOVERED)
IX. RAVANA-SABHA (THE COUNCIL OF WAR)
X. YUDDHA (THE WAR IN CEYLON)
XI. RAJYA-ABHISHEKA (RAMA'S RETURN AND CONSECRATION)
XII. ASWA-MEDHA (SACRIFICE OF THE HORSE)
CONCLUSION
TRANSLATOR'S EPILOGUE
MAHA-BHARATA
I. ASTRA DARSANA (THE TOURNAMENT)
II. SWAYAMVARA (THE BRIDE'S CHOICE)
III. RAJASHUYA (THE IMPERIAL SACRIFICE)
IV. DYUTA (THE FATAL DICE)
V. PATIVRATA-MAHATMYA (WOMAN'S LOVE)
VI. GO-HARANA (CATTLE-LIFTING)
VII. UDYOGA (THE COUNCIL OF WAR)
VIII. BHISHMA-BADHA (FALL OF BHISHMA)
IX. DRONA-BADHA (FALL OF DRONA)
X. KARNA-BADHA (FALL OF KARNA)
XI. SRADDHA (FUNERAL RITES)
XII. ASWA-MEDHA (SACRIFICE OF THE HORSE)
CONCLUSION
TRANSLATOR'S EPILOGUE
GLOSSARY

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