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    Kaikeyi demanded that Dasaratha grant her the boons she desired as promised; as a good king he granted her the boons after she had saved his life on the battlefield. The way The Ramayana portrays the essential attributes of a leader is a revelation. Ravana was weakening in spirit in the battle, when he realized that he was at the end of his resources. Matali whispered to Rama, “This is the time to finish off that demon. He is in a faint. Go on. Go on” (Narayan, 146). However, instead of Rama killing

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    Throughout each time period, a woman’s role in society has always been defined through her actions and ability to follow the ideal values of her tradition of that time. However, two of the greatest Hindu epics, the Mahabharata and Ramayana, reveal two significantly different women, each who represents the “ideal woman” of a different era. Sita, wife of Lord Rama, embraces the harsh treatment and humiliation as a woman from society while staying utterly faithful and honest. On the other hand, Draupadi

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    and Shiva). He takes revenge from Ram and Lakshmana for cutting the nose of his sister Shurpanakha by kidnaping Rama’s wife, Sita. As I was saying earlier, Lakshmana being naïve and listening to Sita’s request left her vulnerable to be kidnapped by Ravana (King of Lanka). It all happened because he disguised himself as a poor beggar and was able to take Sita captive as she passes the Lakshmana

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    defeat the 10 headed demon Ravana. Ravana favored by the heavens was granted a boon and asked for immortality. He can only be killed by a human but not the divine or demons. Rama is borned to the ruling family of Ayodhya but is exiled for 14 years. His brother Lakshman and his wife Sita join him in exile. While living a simple life in the jungle Sita is captured by Ravana and taken to Lanka. Rama with the aid of Lakshman & Hanuman form an army to save Sita. Ravana tries to persuade Sita to marry

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    across the sea to Lanka to rescue his wife Sita from her abductor Ravana. Rameswara means "Lord Rama" in Sanskrit. In Rameshwaram we can capture the fifth kaandam in Ramayana, theSundara Kaandam. Rama,his wife Sita and brother Lakshmana undergoes 14years exile in the forest.Rama vanquishes thousands of Rakshashas during the exile and brings peace and happiness among the Rishis and other inhabitants.Sita was then abducted by Ravana, the Asura king of Lanka. Rama and Lakshmana search Sita everywhere

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    Blindness in Ramayana

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    due to a focus on what is going on right now at this moment. It is as if we put something major important in the back of our minds and then our actions are greatly dependent on that important thing we put in the back of our mind. In the Ramayana, Ravana is temporally blind when he decides to capture Sita, which ultimately leads to his death. When Rama, his beloved wife Sita, and his helpful brother Lakshmana are forced to exile for fourteen years, they encounter many demons. Rama is ultimately put

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    Ramayana and the concept of Lust Ramayana by R.K. Narayana is an epic tale of the protector god Vishnu in his human form as Rama. Ramayana is not just a story about Rama’s journey to abolish evil but it also deals with conquering the five fold evils and reaching a higher level of one’s own spirituality. Lust is one of the main fold evils and is a very common subject in the epic tale. In many instances and situations, Rama conquers it to save many lives including his own. First, Rama learns about

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    Greed invites other sins such as lust, adultery, envy and theft, which lead people away from their moral compass and into a life of calamity and dissatisfaction. Often, greed overtakes humans and as they are too weak to withstand their temptations, they go to great lengths to try to fulfill their wants. A compilation of Chinese poems titled Tao Te Ching written by Laozi, illuminate how greed is a precipitate to things that go awry in life. As seen through the scope of the Tao Te Ching, various events

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    Sita as the Hidden Hero of Ramayana

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    reincarnated and sent to earth in mortal form. Rama must take an archetypal journey known as the "quest." During the quest, a hero must conquer obstacles to save the kingdom (Guerin et.al.154). Rama's obstacle is Ravana, an evil monster who is slowly taking over heaven and earth. Because Ravana never asked for protection from a human being, he can only be destroyed by a human being and this makes Rama's need for success especially important (Narayan 5). a the beginning of the narrative, Rama is forced

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    Ramayana Analysis

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    voluptuous, and have flowing hair. Even Hanuman and other animal allies of Rama are human-like whereas the rakshasas – the “others” were depicted as dark-skinned, stocky, and grotesque. The men have potbellies and pointy moustaches. Only ten-headed Ravana and his brother Vibhishana, both commonly regarded as heroes, are drawn with well-muscled, fair-skinned bodies.The women rakshasis are also dark- skinned and stocky, with sagging breasts, fangs, and exaggerated noses and lips.

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