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Ramayan – Hindu Epics

Saint Valmiki composed Ramayan, considered to be the most ancient epic .in the world (approximately the 5th to 4th century B.C) which contained 24000 Sloka (verses) in 600 chapters called Sargas, in seven Kandas (grouped into books) that dealt chronologically with the major events in the life of Ram, written in classical Sanskrit poetry. Ram’s sons, Luv and Kush, were the first reciters of Ramayan...
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Ayodhya Kanda

Ayodhya Kanda┬áis about the preparations for Ram’s coronation as a prince, coronation and his exile into the forest. In Ayodhya Kanda Raja Dasharath died due to grief. Ram As Prince Regent In Ayodhya Kanda King Dasharath who had grown old expressed his desire to install Ram, his eldest child the Yuvaraja (Prince regent) to which the Kosala assembly and his subjects expressed their support. He...
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Kishkindha Kand

Ram And Lakshman Met Sugriva In Kishkindha Kand Ram and Lakshman continued their search for Sita. In the process, they came to Rishyamook Mountain where Sugriva lived with his minister Jambuvant and associate Hanuman. Sugriv saw Ram and Laksman at the foothills. He consulted Hanuman as to whether they had been sent by his brother Bali. Hanuman disgusted himself as a brahmin and approached Ram and Laksman....
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Sundara Kanda / Sundara Kandam

HANUMAN WENT TO SEARCH SITA IN LANKA Listening to these words, Hanuman became ready to leap across the ocean. He immediately took off for Lanka by climbing onto the mountain (Mt. Mahendra) and using it as a pivot, launched himself into the air. He met Surasa, the mother of serpents and passed her test. And his seeing of simhika, a rapacious creature of gigantic origin, which captures its prey by the...
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