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Rāmāyaṇa. Book one, Boyhood

Rāmāyaṇa. Book one, Boyhood

Author: Vālmīki.; Robert P Goldman
Publisher: New York : New York University Press : JJC Foundation, 2005.
Series: Clay Sanskrit library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"Here is a new Clay Sanskrit Library publication of Book One (of seven) of Valmiki's Ramayana, the source revered throughout South Asia as the original account of the career of Rama, ideal man and incarnation of the great god Vishnu." "In "Boyhood," Rama, the crown prince of the city of Ayodhya, is a model son and warrior. His father, King Dasharatha, sends him to rescue a sage from persecution by demons, but first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vālmīki.; Robert P Goldman
ISBN: 0814731635 9780814731635
OCLC Number: 56733257
Language Note: In English and Sanskrit
Notes: Epic poetry.
Includes index.
Description: 424 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: Ramayana Book I --
Introduction --
The tale of Rama --
The creation of poetry --
The kingdom of Kosala --
The tale of Rishya-shringa and the sacrifices of Dasha-ratha --
The incarnation of Vishnu and the Gods --
Rama's birth and youthful exploits --
The journey to Mithila and Vishva-mitra's narration of Puranic legends --
The saga of Vishva-mitra --
The birth of Sita --
The breaking of the bow --
The marriage of the sons of Dasha-ratha --
The return to Ayodhya.
Series Title: Clay Sanskrit library.
Other Titles: Rāmāyaṇa.
Responsibility: by Vālmīki ; translated by Robert P. Goldman.
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