श्रीराम जय राम जय जय राम, শ্ৰীৰাংজয়ৰাংজয়জয়ৰাং, শ্রীরাম জয় রাম জয় জয় রাম , શ્રીરામ જય રામ જયજય રામ, ಶ್ರೀರಾಮಜಯರಾಮಜಯಜಯರಾಮ, ശ്രിറാം ജയ് റാം ജയ്‌ ജയ് റാം, శ్రీరాంజయరాంజయజయరాం

Ramayan

Ramayan - Lesson 1

Ramayan – Lesson 1

Lesson 1- SAGE VALMIKI On the plains of the Ganga rose beautiful forests. The plains were dotted with ashrams or hermitages of holy sages. The lovely Tamasa flowed there. On its banks stood the ashram of Valmiki. Valmiki was a great sage. He was the son of Prachethasa muni, and so was known as Praachethasa […]

Ramayan - Lesson 2

Ramayan – Lesson 2

Lesson 2 – KING DASHARATHA The first to be born in the universe was progenitor Lord Brahma. His son was Marichi. Marichi  son s Kashyapa. Kashyapa married Daksha  daughters like Diti and Aditi. He had twelve sons by Adithi Dhatru, Mitra, Aryama, Shukra, Varuna, Amsha, Bhaga, Vivaswantha, Pusha, Savitru, Twastru and Vishnu. These sons of […]

Ramayan – Lesson 3

Lesson 3 Brahmarshi Vishvamitra Trishanku Swarga Kaushika becomes Brahmarshi Brahmarshi Vishvamitra Vishwamitra was a Brahmarshi. He was first a Kshatriya king; his growth as a Brahmarshi is a long story. Long ago there lived a great man called Kusha. He was a manasa putra of Brahma. That is, he was born in manas – the […]

Ramayan - Lesson 4

Ramayan – Lesson 4

Lesson 4 Shri Rama & Laxmana with Sage Vishwamitra The wedding of Parvati The killing of Tratika The undisturbed sacrifice SHRI RAMA AND LAKSHMANA WITH SAGE VISHWAMITRA King Dasharatha welcomed Brahmarshi Vishwamitra with reverence. He offered him the best seat and treated him with the utmost hospitality. He said with all cordiality, great sage, your […]

Ramayan-Lesson 5

Lesson 5 The story of River Ganga The churning of the Sea The story of River Ganga Next morning Rama and Lakshmana finished the rituals and approached Vishwamitra. He was surrounded by a number of rishis. He had grown more radiant, with the conclusion of the sacrifice.He was effulgent like fire. The boys touched his […]

Ramayan - lesson 6

Ramayan – lesson 6

Lesson 6 Shivadhanusha The wedding of sita The humbling of Parshurama Shivadhanusha Vishwamitra travelled with Rama and Lakshmana towards the northeast from Sage Gauthama ashram and reached Mithila. Mithila was the capital of the king of Videha. Seeradhwaja Janaka Maharaja was the ruler. He was the son of Hraswaroma Janaka. The founder of his dynasty […]

Ramayan - Lesson 7

Ramayan – Lesson 7

Lesson 7 The coronation proposal Manthara’s evil counsel The coronation proposal Some days passed. Guests whom the wedding had brought there returned. Bharata mother brother, Yudhajit, the king of Kekaya, wished to take Bharata with him, and Dasharatha consented.Shatrughna, who was ever with Bharata like his shadow, accompanied him. The old monarch Ashwapathi was happy […]

Ramayan – Lesson 8

Lesson 8 To the forest Guha extends hospitality Towards Chitrakoot To the forest Seeta was waiting for Rama in her apartments. The news that her husband would be crowned had sent her into raptures. She knew nothing about the latest development. When Rama returned from Kaikeyi palace, she was surprised. She asked herself, Why is […]

Ramayan - Lesson 9

Ramayan – Lesson 9

Lesson 9 The death of Dasharatha The greatness of Bharat The reunion of Shri Rama and Bharat Shri Rama teaches Statecraft The death of Dasharatha Guha servants took Sri Rama, Seeta and Lakshmana to the other bank of the Ganga and accompanied them up to the ashram of Bharadwaja and then returned to Sringaberipura. They […]

Ramayan – Lesson 10

Lesson 10 Dandakaranya Sage Agasthya’s blessings Shurpanakha Dandakaranya It happended that the rishis and munis in Chitrakuta suddenly began to leave the forest in large numbers. Sri Rama was surprised. He said to them, Sages, why are you going away from this beautiful forest? They answered, Sri Rama, Janasthana is on another edge of this […]