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    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 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 righteous because they approve of their decisions as leaders, people, and for Rama, as a God, by not interfering…

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    Reaction Of Ramayana

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    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…

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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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    Sita In The Ramayana

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    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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    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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    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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    Ramayana Moral Analysis

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    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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    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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    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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    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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