English: is an ancient Sanskrit epic. It is ascribed to the Hindu sage Valmiki and forms an important part of the Hindu canon, considered to be Ramayana itihāsa. The Ramayana is one of the two great epics of India, the other being the Mahabharata.
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Bala Kanda [ edit ]
King Dasharatha (c) gives
payasa to his three wives.
Rama (c) is born to Queen Kaushalya (l) and Dasharatha (r).
Rama and Lakshmana proceeding to meet Visvamitra.
Rama (r) and Lakmana (c) pressing feet of their guru Vishvamitra (l) at his ashram.
Ayodhya Kanda [ edit ]
Ravana fails in the competition to string the bow to win Sita.
Rama while stringing the bow breaks it and wins Sita as his wife.
Aranya Kanda [ edit ]
Rama, Sita and Laxmana setting up their hut in the forests of Panchavati.
Kishkindha Kanda [ edit ]
Vali and Sugriva engage in a fight. Rama attacks and kills Vali from behind a tree.
Sundara Kanda [ edit ]
Rama send Hanumana as his messenger to Sita with his ring.
Lanka Kanda [ edit ]
Ravana, the demon king of Lanka, has conquered
Rama returns to Ayodhya where his younger brother Bharata meets him. Bharata has been ruling Ayodhya in Rama's name and keeping Rama's paduka (footwear) on the throne.
Uttara Kanda [ edit ]
Rama with his wife Sita, devotee Hanumana and three brothers Lakshmana, Bharata and Shatrughna.