Ramayana

Ramayana : Epic of Rama, Prince of India

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THE Epic relates to the ancient traditions of two powerful races, the Kosalas and the Videhas, who lived in Northern India between the twelfth and tenth centuries before Christ. The names Kosala and Videha in the singular number indicate the kingdoms, -Oudh and North Behar, -and in the plural number they mean the ancient races which inhabited those two countries. According to the Epic, Dasa-ratha king of the Kosalas had four sons, the eldest of whom was Rama the hero of the poem. And Janak king of the Videhas had a daughter named Sita, who was miraculously born of a field furrow, and who is the heroine of the Epic. Janak ordained a severe test for the hand of his daughter, and many a prince and warrior came and went away disappointed. Rama succeeded, and won Sita. The story of Rama's winning his bride, and of the marriage of his three brothers with the sister and cousins of Sita, forms the subject of this Booshow more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 17.53mm | 521.63g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 151421850X
  • 9781514218501
  • 1,817,822