Ramayana by Sumedha V OjhaRamayana by Sumedha V Ojha


bySumedha V Ojha

Hardcover | March 9, 2017

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Written by Valmiki, a dacoit-turned-sagewho lived at the same time as Ram himself, Ramayana follows the path of Ram. From his birth, valorous deeds, winning of the hand of Seeta in marriage, exile and suffering from Ayodhya, battle with Ravan to his nal triumphant return to his kingdom as the slayer of the demon of Lanka, this epic is a guide to navigating the complex pathways of life through the inspiration of paramatma taking an avatar to mingle with earthly beings and share their joys, sorrows and challenges.Beautifully illustrated with paintings from the Mewar Ramayana prepared for Rana Jagat Singh of Mewar (reg. 1628-52), this is the rst time that paintings from different locations have been put together in one volume. In the hands of mid-seventeenth century artists the story of Ram has been turned artistically into a sophisticated expression of Rajput ideals and society.
JP Losty was formerly curator of the extensive Indian visual collections in the British Libraryin London and is one of the world's leading authorities on the paintings of colonial India. He has published many books and papers on various aspects of Indian painting from the twelfth to the nineteenth centuries. His major books include The...
Title:RamayanaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:328 pages, 12.31 × 7.66 × 1.45 inPublished:March 9, 2017Publisher:Roli BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:935194123X

ISBN - 13:9789351941231

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