[ rah-mah-yuh-nuh ]
/ rɑˈmɑ yə nə /
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an epic of India, one of the Puranas attributed to Valmiki and concerned with the life and adventures of Ramachandra and his wife Sita.
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The motive of the whole poem of Ramayana is sung in a few words by the celestial musicians.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan|Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
Ramayana, r-m′ya-n, n. one of the two great epic poems of ancient India—the history of Rama.
The texts chosen were the two epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, and of these Persian abridgements were duly prepared.The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry|W. G. Archer
He had hardly gained, through a few extracts from the Ramayana, a glimpse of the august thought of ancient Asia.Letters of a Soldier|Anonymous
The origin of this sacred book is considered to be very nearly co-eval with that of the Ramayana.The Bible Of Bibles;|Kersey Graves
British Dictionary definitions for Ramayana
/ (rɑːˈmaɪənə) /
a Sanskrit epic poem, composed about 300 bc, recounting the feats of Ramachandra
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