The R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki: An Epic of Ancient India, Volume III: Aranyak???a

The R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki: An Epic of Ancient India, Volume III: Aranyak???a

by Princeton University Press

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691173856
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 12/13/2016
Series: Princeton Library of Asian Translations , #3
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of abbreviations ix

Preface xv

Guide to Sanskrit Pronunciation xvii

Part I Introduction

1 The problem of the Aranyakanda 3

2 Summary of the Aranyakanda 7

3 The Ramayana: Myth or Romance? 10

4 The Divine King of the Ramayana 15

5 Rama’s Madness 55

6 Raksasas and others 68

Part II Aranyakanda 85

Part III Notes 245

Glossary of Important Sanskrit Words, Proper Nouns and Epithets 359

Emendations and Corrections of the Critical Edition 363

Bibliography of Works Consulted 365

Index 379

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