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
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Hindu > Ramayana > Valmiki > The Ramayana of Valmiki: An Appraisal
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
The Ramayana of Valmiki: An Appraisal
The Ramayana of Valmiki: An Appraisal
Description

To The Reader

If you are a scholar looking for a scholastic treat here, you are sure to be disappointed; because this is not a learned treatise written by a scholar for the benefit of other scholars.

If you are a researcher interested in unearthing new facts or discovering new theories, you will find nothing here that can excite you or whet your appetite for a deeper understanding of Ramalogy.

If you are a 'lively as a lark' sort of person, seeking entertainment here, thinking that it contains the exploits of monkeys, bears and hideous demons, you are in for a shock, since this booklet contains more serious things that can make you do some self-introspection.

However, if you are a simple devotee of Rama, believing in the Hindu scriptures as a source of strength and inspiration for life, and the Ramayana of Valmiki as such a scripture, we can assure you that you will not be disappointed.

If this brochure can induce you and inspire you to read Valmiki's original work, we deem that our task is done! -S. H.

 

Contents

 

  To the Reader iii
  Key to Transliteration and Pronunciation iv
1. Introduction 1
2. Historicity of the Rama Story 2
3. Valmiki and His Work 4
4. Date of the Composition 7
5. The Text 8
6. The Story in Brief 10
  Balakanda 10
  Ayodhyakanda 12
  Aranyakanda 14
  Kiskindhakanda 17
  Sundarakanda 17
  Yuddhakanda 18
  Uttarakanda 20
7. The Characters of the Ramayana 23
  Rama 25
  Laksmana 35
  Bharata 39
  Dasaratha 40
  Sugriva 41
  Hanuman 43
  Vibhisana 50
  Ravana 53
  Kumbhakarna 56
  Vali 59
  Sita 61
  Kausalya 66
  Sumitra 68
  Kaikeyi 68
  Sabari 71
  Tara 73
  Mandodari 74
8. Civilization and Culture as Depicted in the Ramayana 76
9. Ramarajya - the Ideal State 82
10. Literary Grace 84
11. Ramayana Literature 85
12. Ramayana Outside India 88
13. Conclusion 88
 

Sample Pages





The Ramayana of Valmiki: An Appraisal

Item Code:
IDJ314
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2005
Publisher:
ISBN:
9788179070512
Language:
English
Size:
7.5 inch X 5.0 inch
Pages:
89
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 80 gms
Price:
$5.00   Shipping Free
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
The Ramayana of Valmiki: An Appraisal
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 12772 times since 28th Apr, 2016

To The Reader

If you are a scholar looking for a scholastic treat here, you are sure to be disappointed; because this is not a learned treatise written by a scholar for the benefit of other scholars.

If you are a researcher interested in unearthing new facts or discovering new theories, you will find nothing here that can excite you or whet your appetite for a deeper understanding of Ramalogy.

If you are a 'lively as a lark' sort of person, seeking entertainment here, thinking that it contains the exploits of monkeys, bears and hideous demons, you are in for a shock, since this booklet contains more serious things that can make you do some self-introspection.

However, if you are a simple devotee of Rama, believing in the Hindu scriptures as a source of strength and inspiration for life, and the Ramayana of Valmiki as such a scripture, we can assure you that you will not be disappointed.

If this brochure can induce you and inspire you to read Valmiki's original work, we deem that our task is done! -S. H.

 

Contents

 

  To the Reader iii
  Key to Transliteration and Pronunciation iv
1. Introduction 1
2. Historicity of the Rama Story 2
3. Valmiki and His Work 4
4. Date of the Composition 7
5. The Text 8
6. The Story in Brief 10
  Balakanda 10
  Ayodhyakanda 12
  Aranyakanda 14
  Kiskindhakanda 17
  Sundarakanda 17
  Yuddhakanda 18
  Uttarakanda 20
7. The Characters of the Ramayana 23
  Rama 25
  Laksmana 35
  Bharata 39
  Dasaratha 40
  Sugriva 41
  Hanuman 43
  Vibhisana 50
  Ravana 53
  Kumbhakarna 56
  Vali 59
  Sita 61
  Kausalya 66
  Sumitra 68
  Kaikeyi 68
  Sabari 71
  Tara 73
  Mandodari 74
8. Civilization and Culture as Depicted in the Ramayana 76
9. Ramarajya - the Ideal State 82
10. Literary Grace 84
11. Ramayana Literature 85
12. Ramayana Outside India 88
13. Conclusion 88
 

Sample Pages





Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to The Ramayana of Valmiki: An Appraisal (Hindu | Books)

A Comparative Study of Adhyatma Ramayana and Valmiki Ramayana
Item Code: IDI734
$38.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Valmiki Ramayana (Condensed in the Poet's Own Words)
Item Code: NAL422
$21.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Concept of Tapas in Valmiki Ramayana
by Anna. N. Subramanian
Paperback (Edition: 2015)
Ramakrishna Math
Item Code: NAL205
$9.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Studies on Valmiki's Ramayana (A Rare Book)
Item Code: NAG200
$52.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ramayana of Valmiki
Item Code: IDL208
$47.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Ramayana of Valmiki
Item Code: ISL76
$43.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
HANUMAN: IN VALMIKI'S RAMAYANA
Deal 20% Off
by IRMA SCHOTSMAN
Hardcover (Edition: 2002)
Nag Publisher
Item Code: IDG192
$47.00$37.60
You save: $9.40 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Music In Valmiki’s Ramayana
by Subhadra Desai
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
Shubhi Publications
Item Code: IHG001
$57.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Valmiki-Ramayana [Two Volumes]
Hardcover (Edition: 2019)
Gita Press, Gorakhpur
Item Code: IDG005
$67.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
The Green Tara that I ordered on 10/12 arrived today.  I am very pleased with it.
William USA
Excellent!!! Excellent!!!
Fotis, Greece
Amazing how fast your order arrived, beautifully packed, just as described.  Thank you very much !
Verena, UK
I just received my package. It was just on time. I truly appreciate all your work Exotic India. The packaging is excellent. I love all my 3 orders. Admire the craftsmanship in all 3 orders. Thanks so much.
Rajalakshmi, USA
Your books arrived in good order and I am very pleased.
Christine, the Netherlands
Thank you very much for the Shri Yantra with Navaratna which has arrived here safely. I noticed that you seem to have had some difficulty in posting it so thank you...Posting anything these days is difficult because the ordinary postal services are either closed or functioning weakly.   I wish the best to Exotic India which is an excellent company...
Mary, Australia
Love your website and the emails
John, USA
I love antique brass pieces and your site is the best. Not only can I browse through it but can purchase very easily.
Indira, USA
Je vis à La Martinique dans les Caraïbes. J'ai bien reçu votre envoi 'The ten great cosmic Powers' et Je vous remercie pour la qualité de votre service. Ce livre est une clé pour l’accès à la Connaissance de certains aspects de la Mère. A bientôt
GABRIEL-FREDERIC Daniel
Namaskar. I am writing to thank Exotic India Arts for shipping the books I had ordered in the past few months. As I had mentioned earlier, I was eagerly awaiting the 'Braj Sahityik Kosh' (3 volumes). I am happy to say that all the three volumes of it eventually arrived a couple of days ago in good condition. The delay is understandable in view of the COVID19 conditions and I want to thank you for procuring the books despite challenges. My best wishes for wellness for everyone in India,
Prof Madhulika, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India