Rama the Steadfast
An Early Form of the Ramayana
Rama the Steadfast by Valmiki
Book DescriptionWarrior-prince Rama is about to be crowned Young King, when he hears the devastating news that his father, King of Ayodhya, has been tricked into banishing him to the forest. His devoted wife Sita insists on accompanying him in exile, but the evil ten-headed lord Ravana has fallen deeply in love with the beautiful princess and steals her away. Aided by Hanuman, mighty captain of the monkeys, Rama sets out across the world to find her and destroy Ravana in a deadly battle. Rama the Steadfast was composed in the oral tradition in about the fifth century BC and has been retold over the generations ever since. With its fantastical characters ranging from monsters to apes, a very human hero and its profound moral purpose, it is one of the greatest of all Indian tales.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140447446
(198mm x 129mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Tells the tragic and magical story of Rama, the prince of Ayodhya, an incarnation of Lord Visnu, born to rid the earth of the terrible demon Ravana.
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Author Biography - Valmiki
John Brockington is Emeritus Professor of Sanskrit in the School of Asian Studies at the University of Edinburgh. He has published widely on Sanskrit literature, especially epics, and is the Secretary General of the International Association of Sanskrit studies. Mary Brockington has published on the Ramayana, the Mahabharata, and the Harivamsa, and on traditional tales and early literature in Europe and South Asia. John Brockington is emeritus Professor of Sanskrit in the School of Asian Studies at the University of Edinburgh. He has published widely on Sanskrit literature, especially epics, and is the Secretary General of the International Association of Sanskrit studies. Mary Brockington has published on the Ramayana, the Mahabharata, and the Harivamsa, and on traditional tales and early literature in Europe and South Asia.
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