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The Ramayana reader È Paperback Ì [EPUB] ✼ The Ramayana ✿ R.K. Narayan – Dcmdirect.co.uk The Ramayana is uite simply the greatest of Indian epics and one of the world's supreme masterpieces of storytelling 'Almost every individual living in India' writes R K Narayan in the Introduction to The Ramayana is uite simply the greateD Kamban Narayan has used the talents of a master novelist to recreate the excitement and joy he has found in the original It can be enjoyed and appreciated he suggests for its psychological insight its spiritual depth and its practical wisdom or just as a thrilling tale of abduction battle and courtship played out in a universe thronged with heroes deities and demon This is of a prose novelization than a translation and of Kamban's Tamil translationadaptation rather than Valmiki's Sanskrit original I can't speak to its accuracy or veracity as a representation of the original text but it is a very entertaining read and made the story very clear accessible and exciting

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The Ramayana is uite simply the greatest of Indian epics and one of the world's supreme masterpieces of storytelling 'Almost every individual living in India' writes R K Narayan in the Introduction to this new interpretation 'is aware of the story of The Ramayana Everyone of whatever age outlook education or station in life knows the essential part of the epic and ad This is one of those really entertaining but makes you want to smack someone But at least the gods in this version agree with meIt is nice to know that the Bible isn’t the only work that screws women overThe amount of time that men in this epic who keep telling you they are powerful dudes blame women for everything is just maddening Even Sita who couldn’t be raped because Ravena can’t force her has to prove her virtue Hello Yeah yeah I know it was before feminism I get it But I am a modern lady; I can still get upset by it But outside of the whole women are to blame for everything it’s actually really good and engrossing It’s even funAnd if you are wondering like the guy who commented below where men say that here are some examples Finally the King burst out Those cherry red lips I thought sustained me but they have only been a source of the deadliest poison to finish me off 52 True she is a evil woman but no one forced you to do what you did The picture she Soorpanka conjured up was convincing Soorpanaka's words had lit an all consuming flame within him Ravana 81When he heard of his son's death Ravana shed bitter tears and swore 'This is the time to kill that woman Sita the cause of all this misery' 149 You did kidnap herAs for Sita's virtue test I know that critics both Western and Eastern have problems with it Even the epic seems to realize this for it says Rama explained that he had to adopt this trial in order to demonstrate Sita's putiry beyond a shadow of a doubt to the whole world 163Look like all great epics the work is a product of its time I understand that But I am not going to respond any differently simply because of that I have similar problems with the Bible Homer and so on I cannot turn off my feminisim completely I'm sorry I can't It doesn't stop me from enjoying the story And to be frank do you really think modern women were the first to ask these uestions or notice these problems?

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The RamayanaOres the main figures in it Rama and Sita Every child is told the story at bedtime The Ramayana pervades our cultural life' Although the Sanskrit original was composed by Valmiki probably around the fourth century BC poets have produced countless variant versions in different languages Here drawing his inspiration from the work of an eleventh century Tamil poet calle Even to a skeptic like me there is something soul stirring in the Ramayana mystic even