The Ramayana is an ancient Sanskrit epic and it tells the story of a prince, Rama of Ayodhya, whose wife Sita is abducted by the demon King of Lanka, Ravana. Rama is the hero of this tale and he is portrayed as an incarnation of the god Vishnu.
The Ramayana is an ancient Sanskrit epic and it tells the story of a prince, Rama of Ayodhya, whose wife Sita is abducted by the demon King of Lanka, Ravana. Rama is the hero of this tale and he is portrayed as an incarnation of the god Vishnu. He is the eldest and the favorite son of the King of Ayodhya, Dasaratha. The Ramayana follows the life of Rama and his wife Sita and his brother Lakshmana and even today is a vey important part of Indian mytholoy and culture. ** BALA KANDA: This story depicts some interesting facts about the birth and childhood days of Sri Rama, the eldest son of King Dasaratha and the Hero of great epic The Ramayana. This story also illustrates howv Rama helps sage Visvamitra by guarding his sacrifice, slays ogress Tataka, breaks the bow of Shiva and marries Sita and destroys the pride of Parasuram. Let us visualise this fascinating story of Lord Rama. ** AYODHYA KANDA: This story describes the innumerable virtues of Sri Ram, the idol of the heroic ages. the embodiment of truth and moraIity and the ideal son. When preparations are made for crowning Rama as the Prince of Ayodhya, a hunch backed maid poisoned the mind of Kaikeyi who trapped King Dasaratha into yielding to her boon that Ram should be sent to the forest for 14 Years while Bharatha, her own son should become the King. Grief for the banished Rama lay heavy on the heart of Dasaratha as he pined away, remembering and recounting on his death-bed how in his youth he had caused sorrow and death to an old hermit by killing his son. Let us visualise this poignant story of Prince Rama. **
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