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    The Ramayana, Beowulf and Rama, represent the virtues of each culture. Presented in these two works of literature, the heroes, Beowulf and Rama demonstrate the most important characteristics valued by these cultures. Beowulf and Rama posses similar virtues, both valuing courage and not shirking from challenges, as well as seeing loyalty as a necessary part of someone’s life. Beowulf and Rama, the heroes of their cultures share many values, but possess different ideas of how these values direct each one 's life. Beowulf and Rama both do not fear death, although Rama believes that his spirit rebirths in a different time and form.…

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    relationship should be built on trust, respect, and commitment. The epic Ramayana of Valmiki describes Rama to be the ideal man since he has a strong faith in dharma and is an incarnation of Vishnu, thus making Sita the ideal women. Rama is loved by his people and the next in line for the crown, making him and Sita the power couple of Ayodhya. One of Rama 's mothers, however, asks for Rama to comply with his father 's boon which will leave him exiled for fourteen years in the forest. As Rama and…

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    He feels a sense of duty to do as his father wishes because of his love for him. Ultimately, I show how Rama is saying that it is his privilege to give up the throne and live in exile out of respect and love for his father, since he knows he has no choice. Another aspect of this is that we can see that Rama shows his love for Sita by wanting her to stay in the kingdom and be happy, not wanting to take away her true purpose in life. Thus, I will prove In The Ramayana, Rama is very accepting of…

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    Varna Analysis

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    apparently usually talks about money, but it’s clearly obvious that all men would agree to this quote. In the Hindu culture, Varna was referred to as a person’s responsibility regarding their class. Very few females received an initiation to be ‘twice born’ as a symbol of high status according to their top class because it was more much more common for men. In the Ramayana story, Rama, a prince, was banned from his kingdom as a result of his stepmother’s actions against him being the next king.…

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    contradictions. The wars are shown between human/gods and demons. Demons are the kind of creatures, that don’t follow dharma and perform evil actions like violence, women’s abduction and disrespecting other creatures. In this story, Ravana, who was a very powerful demon king, followed the dharma of being a righteous ruler. But, his poor decision of abducting someone else’s wife not only doomed his life, but also his kingdom and his people. He abducted Rama’s wife Sita and brought her to his…

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    duty, something that is shown by Rama and Sita in their undying loyalty and faith to their family members, people, and the commands of the Gods. Their righteousness is determined in different ways and is judged by different people, but in the end their family members, the Gods, and people of the kingdom agree that Sita and Rama are righteous people, shown through the respect that Rama and Sita receive from these people and Gods. In this essay I will prove that the Gods judge Rama and Sita to be…

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    Reaction Of Ramayana

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    that this story emphasizes about Dharma or duty that causes Rama, an avatar of Vishnu and son of Queen Kaushalya, to be in exile in order to defeat Ravana. Ravana is a demon who plans to silence the gods and dominate heaven. During Rama’s exile, he tries to deceive Rama through his uncle (“re?”)incarnation into a golden deer, so that Ravana can abduct his wife while Rama tries to catch it for her. In desperation to find his wife, Rama suddenly has an encounter with the heavenly creature who…

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    and women. The epic “The Ramayana” tells about the life of Rama and his wife Sita. They are the idol example of perfect behavior that should be followed in a society by both men and women. Valmiki Ramayana was written with a faith that every man on earth posses the blessing of God and whenever the evil will try to spread his evilness, GOD himself will come down to earth to diminish them. Maharishi Valmiki wrote Ramayana the…

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    Ramayana Flaws

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    The Struggle of Perfection Most religions look up to their Gods as if they were the epitome of all things right. In the Ramayana, the Gods are often portrayed as perfect beings that show a standard of what humans should strive for. Despite the story constantly reminding the readers that the Gods can do no wrong, we see throughout the novel Rama repeatedly showing his faults and mistakes. These lapses in perfection guide the readers to identify with Rama even if he is divine, and therefore are…

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    Hahnuman Research Paper

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    Hanuman is a Hindu god and a devout follower of Rama, which is one of the many avatars of the god Shiva (Wikipedia). Hanuman is a monkeylike deity who is one of the most worshipped figures in Hinduism (Wikipedia). He is known for his “bravery, perseverance, strength” as well as his abstinence from sexual activities and his loyalty towards Rama (Heaphy). Because of Hanuman’s loyalty to Rama, he is mentioned in the Ramayana, an old Sanskrit which depicts ideal characters such as “the ideal…

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