Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Hindu > Ramayana in Lanka
Displaying 3116 of 7245         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Ramayana in Lanka
Ramayana in Lanka
Description
Back of the Book

Ramayana is a historical epic of ancient India. A substantial portion of the events of Ramayana unfolded in the island of Lanka. So, it is as much a history of Sri Lanka as it is of India. If Rama is historical, so must also be Ravana, Vibhishana and the other in Lanka then.
Just as Rama was a great king of India, Ravana was a great king of Lanka. This work looks at the events of Ramayana from the land of Lanka.
It takes us on a geographical and historical trail across Sri Lanka, to understand Ravana, his qualities his kingdom and his people better.

 

Foreword

I have great pleasure in sending this message to the most recent book written by Hari’s in India on ‘Ramayana in Lanka’.

The events of Ramayana are as much an integral part of Sri Lanka as it is of India. On a closer look, we find that a good proportion of the events of Ramayana had taken place in the island of lanka.

The Tourism Authorities of Sri Lanka, over the last five or more years, have been endeavoring to bring out these facts through a series of exchange programmes between India and Sri Lanka under the name of Ramayana Trails in Lanka. So far there are over 50 sites identified by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority which are believed to be associated with the happenings of the events relating to Ramayana in Lanka.

I am happy to note that D.K. Hari and D.K. Hema Hari of India, the conceptualizers of Bharath Gyan, have under taken in depth research in bringing out the historicity and timeline of Rama in their book on Historical Rama. In continuation of that work, they have brought out this presents publication on ‘Ramayana in Lanka’ an enlighten piece of work which should form the basis for further research and documentation in this field.

They are, I believe, not the pioneers in the field of documentation of Ramayana Trails in Lanka. There have been many earlier attempts both by the Indian and the Sri Lankan authors as mentioned very generously in this book on Ramayana in Lanka. However what is special in their work is the fact that they have also tried to bring out some of the noble qualities of Ravana thereby giving a balanced view of the whole episode, which I must say is a rare approach.

This book, apart from being a source of education for the Indians about Sri Lanka, will also help the Sri Lankans to look at their own nation and its history from a new perspective.

Just as the Buddists in Sri Lanka have been undertaking pilgrim tours to Buddha Gaya and other holy Buddhist pilgrim places in India, this book should now spur the Indians to visit Sri Lanka to connect parts of their history and culture with those of Sri Lanka and start relating stories about the pristine beauty of Sri Lanka and her people.

It is my fervent hope that this book will foster a much closer and better understanding among the peoples of both these neighboring countries who share the same culture, the same civilization and the same historical background.

 

Preface

Ramayana is one of the epics of ancient India. It is a chronicle of the events and lives of personages who had a role to play in the life history of Rama, the central character of the epic. It was not restricted to the land of ancient India, but also extended to the land of Lanka.

Ramayana has always been classified as a historical text, an Itibasa of this land, Itibasa meaning, thus happened.

Over the last 700 years, many have written about the noble nature of Rama and the other persons in the Ramayana story. But there have been only a few instances of scholars who have worked on and written about the historical of Rama and the others in the Ramayana Itibasa.

At Bharath Gyan, as part of our compilation on the knowledge of India, we have also compiled various data and facts on the historicity of Rama, one of the popular legendary heroes of the land, venerated as an incarnation of God. It is available in detail in a separate book titled, “Historical Rama”.

About 500 sites in India are identified today as sites associates with the historical period of Rama and Ravana, the main characters of the Ramayana legend. Similarly close to 50 sites have also been identify in Sri Lanka.

Given this ground fact, it is surprising that there have been few attempts to look at the historicity of the events from the Lankan perspective.

The histories of modern day India and Sri Lanka go hand in hand.

For Indians, if Ravana and events of Lanka are proved to be historical, then it goes to prove the historicity of Rama too.

Similarly, for Sri Lankans, if the historicity of Rama is established then it goes to establish he historicity of Ravana and the history of Sri Lanka, because, if Rama is historical, then so must Ravana also be and along with that the events of the Ramayana and the locations of the events of the Ramayana in India and in Sri Lanka.

The ancient histories of both India and Sri Lanka become mutually corroborated and converge as they rightfully should, with this effort of mutually ratifying the age old legends, traditions, geography and practices of both these nations.

It is heartening to note a few concerted effort by the Sri Lankan Tourism Board, particularly Mr. Kalaiselvam, the Director General of Tourism of Sri Lanka, in this direction and organizations such as Chinmaya Mission of Sri Lanka and a few, well read Buddhist Monks and Scholars.

Our work, “Ramayana in Lanka”, is part of our effort to understand the historicity of Rama, Ravana and others of their times, along with the history scholars.

We hope this book encourages more people to research this subject further and bring out the facts for the people at large. This effort will help to better the understanding of the history of these two nations by their respective peoples. A better view civilizations change over time can also bring the peoples of these two neighboring nations, even closer.

 

Contents

 

1 Benedictory Note 5
2 About Bharath Gyan 7
3 Foreword 9
4 Preface 11
5 Acknowlegments 13
6 Ramayana, also the story of Ravana 15
7 Ramayana, an Itihasa, Historical Text 19
8 Ramayana, a Geographically correct text 21
9 The Geographical Trail 23
10 Ravana's Kingdom of Lanka 65
11 Locations of the Lanka of Ramayana 85
12 Dating the lifetime of Rama and Ravana 89
13 Turnings point in Ramayana 101
14 Ravana the king of Lanka 103
  Conclusion 121
  Epilogue 125

Sample Pages









Ramayana in Lanka

Item Code:
NAF344
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2013
ISBN:
9789380592183
Language:
English
Size:
8.0 Inch x 5.5 Inch
Pages:
128 (Throughout Color Illustration)
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 180 gms
Price:
$12.50
Discounted:
$10.00   Shipping Free
You Save:
$2.50 (20%)
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Ramayana in Lanka

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 2026 times since 8th Apr, 2016
Back of the Book

Ramayana is a historical epic of ancient India. A substantial portion of the events of Ramayana unfolded in the island of Lanka. So, it is as much a history of Sri Lanka as it is of India. If Rama is historical, so must also be Ravana, Vibhishana and the other in Lanka then.
Just as Rama was a great king of India, Ravana was a great king of Lanka. This work looks at the events of Ramayana from the land of Lanka.
It takes us on a geographical and historical trail across Sri Lanka, to understand Ravana, his qualities his kingdom and his people better.

 

Foreword

I have great pleasure in sending this message to the most recent book written by Hari’s in India on ‘Ramayana in Lanka’.

The events of Ramayana are as much an integral part of Sri Lanka as it is of India. On a closer look, we find that a good proportion of the events of Ramayana had taken place in the island of lanka.

The Tourism Authorities of Sri Lanka, over the last five or more years, have been endeavoring to bring out these facts through a series of exchange programmes between India and Sri Lanka under the name of Ramayana Trails in Lanka. So far there are over 50 sites identified by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority which are believed to be associated with the happenings of the events relating to Ramayana in Lanka.

I am happy to note that D.K. Hari and D.K. Hema Hari of India, the conceptualizers of Bharath Gyan, have under taken in depth research in bringing out the historicity and timeline of Rama in their book on Historical Rama. In continuation of that work, they have brought out this presents publication on ‘Ramayana in Lanka’ an enlighten piece of work which should form the basis for further research and documentation in this field.

They are, I believe, not the pioneers in the field of documentation of Ramayana Trails in Lanka. There have been many earlier attempts both by the Indian and the Sri Lankan authors as mentioned very generously in this book on Ramayana in Lanka. However what is special in their work is the fact that they have also tried to bring out some of the noble qualities of Ravana thereby giving a balanced view of the whole episode, which I must say is a rare approach.

This book, apart from being a source of education for the Indians about Sri Lanka, will also help the Sri Lankans to look at their own nation and its history from a new perspective.

Just as the Buddists in Sri Lanka have been undertaking pilgrim tours to Buddha Gaya and other holy Buddhist pilgrim places in India, this book should now spur the Indians to visit Sri Lanka to connect parts of their history and culture with those of Sri Lanka and start relating stories about the pristine beauty of Sri Lanka and her people.

It is my fervent hope that this book will foster a much closer and better understanding among the peoples of both these neighboring countries who share the same culture, the same civilization and the same historical background.

 

Preface

Ramayana is one of the epics of ancient India. It is a chronicle of the events and lives of personages who had a role to play in the life history of Rama, the central character of the epic. It was not restricted to the land of ancient India, but also extended to the land of Lanka.

Ramayana has always been classified as a historical text, an Itibasa of this land, Itibasa meaning, thus happened.

Over the last 700 years, many have written about the noble nature of Rama and the other persons in the Ramayana story. But there have been only a few instances of scholars who have worked on and written about the historical of Rama and the others in the Ramayana Itibasa.

At Bharath Gyan, as part of our compilation on the knowledge of India, we have also compiled various data and facts on the historicity of Rama, one of the popular legendary heroes of the land, venerated as an incarnation of God. It is available in detail in a separate book titled, “Historical Rama”.

About 500 sites in India are identified today as sites associates with the historical period of Rama and Ravana, the main characters of the Ramayana legend. Similarly close to 50 sites have also been identify in Sri Lanka.

Given this ground fact, it is surprising that there have been few attempts to look at the historicity of the events from the Lankan perspective.

The histories of modern day India and Sri Lanka go hand in hand.

For Indians, if Ravana and events of Lanka are proved to be historical, then it goes to prove the historicity of Rama too.

Similarly, for Sri Lankans, if the historicity of Rama is established then it goes to establish he historicity of Ravana and the history of Sri Lanka, because, if Rama is historical, then so must Ravana also be and along with that the events of the Ramayana and the locations of the events of the Ramayana in India and in Sri Lanka.

The ancient histories of both India and Sri Lanka become mutually corroborated and converge as they rightfully should, with this effort of mutually ratifying the age old legends, traditions, geography and practices of both these nations.

It is heartening to note a few concerted effort by the Sri Lankan Tourism Board, particularly Mr. Kalaiselvam, the Director General of Tourism of Sri Lanka, in this direction and organizations such as Chinmaya Mission of Sri Lanka and a few, well read Buddhist Monks and Scholars.

Our work, “Ramayana in Lanka”, is part of our effort to understand the historicity of Rama, Ravana and others of their times, along with the history scholars.

We hope this book encourages more people to research this subject further and bring out the facts for the people at large. This effort will help to better the understanding of the history of these two nations by their respective peoples. A better view civilizations change over time can also bring the peoples of these two neighboring nations, even closer.

 

Contents

 

1 Benedictory Note 5
2 About Bharath Gyan 7
3 Foreword 9
4 Preface 11
5 Acknowlegments 13
6 Ramayana, also the story of Ravana 15
7 Ramayana, an Itihasa, Historical Text 19
8 Ramayana, a Geographically correct text 21
9 The Geographical Trail 23
10 Ravana's Kingdom of Lanka 65
11 Locations of the Lanka of Ramayana 85
12 Dating the lifetime of Rama and Ravana 89
13 Turnings point in Ramayana 101
14 Ravana the king of Lanka 103
  Conclusion 121
  Epilogue 125

Sample Pages









Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Hanuman Ji (His Vanars and His Lanka)
by Parvez Dewan
Hardcover (Edition: 2006)
Shubhi Publications
Item Code: IHJ088
$40.00$32.00
You save: $8.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Search for Ravana's Lanka (The Geography of Valmiki Ramayana)
by Sukanya Agashe
Paperback (Edition: 2014)
Popular Prakashan Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAJ512
$25.00$20.00
You save: $5.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ramayana: Sunder Kand Lanka Kand (Part-4)
Paperback
MANOJ PUBLICATIONS
Item Code: IDG583
$11.50$9.20
You save: $2.30 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Lord of Lanka
by Anant Pai
Paperback Comic Book (Edition: 2000)
Amar Chitra Katha
Item Code: ACK60
$6.50$5.20
You save: $1.30 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ravana Humbled
by Anant Pai
Paperback Comic Book (Edition: 1999)
Amar Chitra Katha
Item Code: ACK59
$6.50$5.20
You save: $1.30 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sundara Kandam of Srimad Valmiki Ramayana
Item Code: IDG425
$25.00$20.00
You save: $5.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
HANUMAN: IN VALMIKI'S RAMAYANA
by IRMA SCHOTSMAN
Hardcover (Edition: 2002)
Nag Publishers
Item Code: IDG192
$45.00$36.00
You save: $9.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Lila (Set of 6 Volumes)
Item Code: NAK404
$175.00$140.00
You save: $35.00 (20%)
SOLD
Ravana (Myths, Legends and Lore)
Item Code: NAK899
$115.00$92.00
You save: $23.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Kamba Ramayanam: Sundara Kandam (An Old and Rare Book)
Item Code: NAM313
$30.00$24.00
You save: $6.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Hidden Gems in Sundara Kandam (A Devout Reading will Bring Forth Beneficial Results in Two Days)
by K. Lakshman
Paperback (Edition: 2014)
Giri Trading Agency Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAK156
$25.00$20.00
You save: $5.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

Very grateful for this service, of making this precious treasure of Haveli Sangeet for ThakurJi so easily in the US. Appreciate the fact that notation is provided.
Leena, USA.
The Bhairava painting I ordered by Sri Kailash Raj is excellent. I have been purchasing from Exotic India for well over a decade and am always beyond delighted with my extraordinary purchases and customer service. Thank you.
Marc, UK
I have been buying from Exotic India for years and am always pleased and excited to receive my packages. Thanks for the quality products.
Delia, USA
As ever, brilliant price and service.
Howard, UK.
The best and fastest service worldwide - I am in Australia and I put in a big order of books (14 items) on a Wednesday; it was sent on Friday and arrived at my doorstep early on Monday morning - amazing! All very securely packed in a very strong cardboard box. I have bought several times from Exotic India and the service is always exceptionally good. THANK YOU and NAMASTE!
Charles (Rudra)
I just wanted to say that this is I think my 3rd (big) order from you, and the last two times I received immaculate service, the books arrived well and it has been a very pleasant experience. Just wanted to say thanks for your efficient service.
Shantala, Belgium
Thank you so much EXOTIC INDIA for the wonderfull packaging!! I received my order today and it was gift wrapped with so much love and taste in a beautiful golden gift wrap and everything was neat and beautifully packed. Also my order came very fast... i am impressed! Besides selling fantastic items, you provide an exceptional customer service and i will surely purchase again from you! I am very glad and happy :) Thank you, Salma
Salma, Canada.
Artwork received today. Very pleased both with the product quality and speed of delivery. Many thanks for your help.
Carl, UK.
I wanted to let you know how happy we are with our framed pieces of Shree Durga and Shree Kali. Thank you and thank your framers for us. By the way, this month we offered a Puja and Yagna to the Ardhanarishwara murti we purchased from you last November. The Brahmin priest, Shree Vivek Godbol, who was visiting LA preformed the rites. He really loved our murti and thought it very paka. I am so happy to have found your site , it is very paka and trustworthy. Plus such great packing and quick shipping. Thanks for your service Vipin, it is a pleasure.
Gina, USA
My marble statue of Durga arrived today in perfect condition, it's such a beautiful statue. Thanks again for giving me a discount on it, I'm always very pleased with the items I order from you. You always have the best quality items.
Charles, Tennessee
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India