Friday, February 10, 2017

The Ramayana: Resources

"Rama and Sita setting up their hut in Panchvati" by Sahib Din - he Mewar Ramayana manuscriptshttp://www.bing.com/images/search?q=ramayana&view=detail&id=0C0E701EB344D9DE7CB522AF96579BA349080A53&first=271&FORM=IDFRIR. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rama_and_Sita_setting_up_their_hut_in_Panchvati.jpg#/media/File:Rama_and_Sita_setting_up_their_hut_in_Panchvati.jpg
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The Ramayana is one of India's most popular epics. Versions appear in literature, plays, movies, and even television.

It's the story of King Rama and how he tries to save his kidnapped wife, Sita. The Indian sage Valmiki wrote the epic about 200BCE in Sanskrit, the ancient Indian language.

Here are some great resources for teaching the epic.

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