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Rāmāyaṇa
Retold by Kṛṣṇa Dharma dasa Prologue Part One - Betrayed Part Two Part Three - War Epilogue Appendix 1: The …
Part One - Betrayed
Chapter 1: King Daśaratha’s Longing Chapter 2: The Birth of Rāma Chapter 3: With the Sage Viśvāmitra Chapter 4: The …
Part Two
Chapter 1: Into the Forest Chapter 2: Devastation in Ayodhya Chapter 3: Bharata’s Return Chapter 4: ‘We Shall Bring Rāma …
Part Three - War
Chapter 1: The Army Sets Off Chapter 2: Panic in Lanka Chapter 3: Rāma Confronts the Ocean Chapter 4: Rāvaṇa’s …
Prologue
Coursing through the sky in his celestial chariot, Rāvaṇa appeared like a blazing comet. His dark body shone with a …
Chapter 1
King Daśaratha’s Longing King Daśaratha paced his palace balcony. His handsome brow was furrowed. In a pensive mood, he surveyed …
Chapter 2
The Birth of Rāma Daśaratha, his desire fulfilled, dwelt happily in Ayodhya awaiting the birth of his sons. The Brahmins …
Chapter 3
With the Sage Viśvāmitra Viśvāmitra walked ahead of the two princes, who each carried a bow in hand and had …
Chapter 4
The Trial of Strength A beautiful sunrise over the Sone heralded the dawn. The sounds of birds and forest animals …
Chapter 5
Crooked Advice for Queen Kaikeyi The aging Daśaratha, thinking of his retirement, gradually entrusted more and more of the state …
Chapter 6
The King’s Heartbreak Daśaratha, having seen that all the arrangements for the installation were underway, made his way toward Kaikeyi’s …
Chapter 7
Rāma Agrees to Depart Towards the end of night, Vasiṣṭha, accompanied by numerous disciples, hastily entered Ayodhya from his hermitage …