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Summary

Ramayana must rank as one of the most loved and revered books of all time. A part of India's ancient Vedas, it is a beautiful story of romance and adventure. It recounts the history of Rama, said be an incarnation of the Godhead, and his divine consort Sita.

Filled with magic and mysticism, it entrances the listener and stirs deeply moving emotions. At the same time its profound spiritual messages leave one feeling uplifted and enriched. This is a novelization of the classic. It contains all the essential narrative of the original Sanskrit poem, but written in a contemporary style.

Whilst adhering closely to the original, I have used the techniques of character development and dramatization to draw the listener into the action. By weaving in other spiritual commentaries on this sacred text, I have also tried to offer the listener the benefit of the wisdom of India's seers and sages.

As I am sure you will discover when your listen to the book, that wisdom is as relevant in today's stressful world as it was thousands of years ago, when it was first written. It was my love for this wonderful book which prompted me to write my adaptation, and I hope I have been able to share that love with others.

©1998 Torchlight Publishing (P)2017 Krishna Dharma (Kenneth Anderson)

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recommended

first chaper not so great... but overall i found it quite interesting.
It s amazing how much they knew then about other worlds... 😊

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Way too shouty

The narration was a shouting rather than a reading. Found this less enjoyable than the Mahabharata by the same author

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A good listen

A good way to learn all about Ramayana. The authors voice does get a tad annoying but still an enjoyable listen with lots of detail. Iv definitely learnt something new from this!

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Fantastic

Amazing book ! Highly recommend, it bring story's of the Ramayana that many have not heard and re-tells them in great detail! 10/10

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  • Sid Dee
  • 12-11-17

One of the best translation of Ramayana.

Thank you for this Audiobook and the detailed descriptions. This book took me back to the Ramayana era and made me feel like I was a part of it. May be I was one of the monkey now assisting SP :p AGTSP AGTSG&SG

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  • Todd Asana
  • 19-09-18

Incredible story

Full of action, heroism, & a comprehensive look at moralities and life in Ancient times, the Ramayana is a riveting story you will not want to stop listening to.

Regardless of a few typos, and microphone movements, this story will have your mind whirring as you witness the epic saga of Ram in your mind.

Victory to Ram!!!

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  • Vik
  • 18-11-17

The narration and recording is poor.

You can hear someone hitting the mic once in a while. You can also hear him stressing on words that shouldn't be stressed upon. His pronunciation isn't the best of simple English words.

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  • JLayland
  • 29-09-17

A Story for the Ages

Exciting, enchanting. A timeless classic. Made up reasons to drive to hear more of story.