Ramayana

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  • Reaction Of Ramayana

    The Ramayana is one of the greatest myths in India that eventually spread all over South-east Asia. Bulbul Sharma is an artist and a writer who retold this story. What makes this story fascinating is 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 tells him to go to Sugriva, the leader of the monkey clans…

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  • Righteousness In The Ramayana

    What Does It Mean to be Righteous? The Ramayana is an epic filled with Gods, humans, and creatures, their stories intertwining with tales of love, tragedy, honesty, lies, evil, and righteousness. In The Ramayana, righteousness is defined as commitment to 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…

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  • Role Of Duty In The Ramayana

    In The Ramayana, duty and fulfilling one’s obligations is important. The story of Rama is the story of a man fighting evil as part of his natural mission as an incarnation of Vishnu. Dharma, the principle of cosmic order, plays a large part in this because the characters have their duties and roles in this world that must follow through with in order to assure the balance of the universe. As a method of teaching in the ancient Indian society, The Ramayana teaches its audience to accept their…

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  • The Laws Of Manu And The Ramayana

    Religious texts are always respected by everyone and they also follow the faiths inscribed in these texts. They are religious because they give us a glimpse of history, they teach religious rules and regulations and advice to live spiritually. The great piece of literature, “The Laws of Manu”, sets strict rules in society for both men 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…

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  • Sita In The Ramayana

    The Ramayana, especially Sita, has been a topic of controversy among the feminist groups in Hindu society. From this controversy, there has been a progression towards changing the text of the Ramayana in order to suit society’s ever changing views. The last scene in the Ramayana has been altered to change Sita’s interaction with Rama, mostly in response to the changes of women’s social concerns because women don’t want to be viewed as an inferior being to men. There have been multiple variations…

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  • Kaikeyi's Decision To Banish Ramayana

    Why would a king banish his son, soon to be king, into the forest? This exists as the main question throughout a book two excerpt of the Ramayana. The book excerpt also compares to the Ramayana comic strip book. Many ideas remain constant throughout these two sources of the story, but some unfolding of events and differences between characters arise. These two sources interpret a different story, along with transition differences between the two. First, the book and the comic portray a…

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  • Ramayana Moral Analysis

    Every parent and human being can teach and show the generation to choose between the right and wrong. Taking Bharat as a model for generation to guide them even if something is extremely desirable, he should only accept it if its attained in just a manner without any harmful action. The value of a promise In the story of Ramayana, it show a great act by Rama who reminded his father of the value of a promise given and left Ayodhya to keep his father’s word while Bharat came to begged Rama to…

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  • Ramaia And Valmiki's Ramayana And Confucius Analects

    Definition of an ideal society Valmiki’s Ramayana and Confucius’ Analects provide a powerful illustration of an ideal and functional society by demonstrating what a ruler or government should do in order to make an ideal society. The two rulers described by Confucius and Valmiki, both have power/sovereignty over the society and the ideal society is defined as having righteous behavior with each other, having no poverty and crime, being dutiful, and respecting elders. Society based on changeable…

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  • Relationship Between Sita And Ramayana

    In the epic Ramayana, the author Valmiki portrays the complexity and intensity of relationships between man and a woman. By examining the relationship between Rama and Sita, we can find many similarities and differences in men’s and women’s role in relationship in ancient India vs our modern society. Valmiki depicts Sita as a symbol of unconditional love and commitment. The word love can be interpret as an emotion by a strong feeling of interpersonal attraction, love that transcend to…

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  • The Christian Bible And Ramayana

    Consisting of 1,196 chapters and kandas and 55,102 verses combined, the Christian Bible and the Ramayana of Valmiki are two of the most important sacred texts of their respective religions (Kizziah, “King James Bible Statistics”; “Ramayana: Organization”). The Christian Bible, an ancient religious text consisting of both the Old and New Testaments, uses multiple narratives and parables to convey important values and themes. Christianity follows the teachings of the Old Testament, which contains…

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