The Ramayana  1-2 by Valmiki

The Ramayana 1-2

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  • ISBN
    9781154064186 / 1154064182
  • Title The Ramayana 1-2
  • Author Valmiki
  • Format
  • Year 2010
  • Pages 134
  • Publisher
  • Imprint Rarebooksclub.com
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 229mm x 13mm x 152mm


The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Volume: 1-2; Original Publisher: Printed by Girish Chandra Chackravarti; Publication date: 1891; Subjects: Fiction / Religious; Juvenile Fiction / Fairy Tales

Publisher Description

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...the king's mansion, he drawing nigh found the heroic Sumantra seated in dejected mood. Seeing that well-wisher of his thus depressed, Kama endeavouring by all means to do his father's bidding, cheerfully went on, desirous of beholding his sire. And with the view of meeting the aggrieved king before repairing to the forest, the magnanimous son of the Ikshwaku race, seeing Sumantra, stayed there, —so that that noble-minded one might inform his father of his visit. And making up his mind to go to the woods in accordance with the command of his father, Raghava seeing Sumantra, said unto him; “Do you inform the king of my arrival.” SECTION XXXlv. J.HEN the mighty and incomparable Rama of eyes reiembU ing lotus-petal said unto the charioteer, —“Do you announce me to my father.” Thus commissoned by Rama, the charioteer entering the apartment, found the king heaving sighs, his senses overwhelmed with grief. And he saw the monarch like the sun afflicted by Rahu, or like fire enveloped in aslic-or like a tank deprived of its water. Thereupon concluding that the king agitated by sorrow was bewailing Rama, the charioteer said with joined hands. And first paying homage unto the king, invoking victory upon him, the charioteer, perplexed with fear, softly and sweetly addressed the monarch thus: —“O foremost of men, your son waits at the entrance, after having distributed wealth to Brahmanas and his retinue. Let that one having truth for prowess, good betide you, sec you. Having greeted all his friends, he now wishes to see you. Know that he is about to set out for the mighty forest. Do you,0 Lord of earth, see him furnished with every perfection, like the Sun himself surrounded by his rays.” Thereupon, that virtuous and truthful (king) resembling the ocean by...

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The Ramayana 1-2