RAMAYANA
Introduction <ul><li>RAMAYANA </li></ul>
<ul><li>Ramayana is one of the greatest Indian epics ever written and it forms an important part of Indian religious and l...
Characters in Ramayana <ul><li>The different characters present in the great epic Ramayana present numerous human emotions...
<ul><li>The character of King Dasaratha, the demon king Ravana, Rama`s younger brother Lakshmana, the great monkey Hanuman...
Significance of Ramayana <ul><li>Lord Rama, the main character of the great epic Ramayana, is a famous deity worshiped by ...
<ul><li>The epic of Ramayana is not only a literary monument but it acts as an integral part of Hinduism, and is considere...
<ul><li>Avatar is a deity from heaven, who has taken an incarnation or birth for the well being of the mankind. The refere...
<ul><li>Vocabulary Words </li></ul>
<ul><li>Rearrange the jumbled letters to find the word being described in the given definitions. </li></ul>
Hindus sacred writings <ul><li>1.  S   V   A  E   D </li></ul><ul><li>VEDAS </li></ul>
monk; hermit <ul><li>2.  T   C   S   A   E   C   S   I </li></ul><ul><li>ASCETICS </li></ul>
follower <ul><li>3.  I   I   O   M   N   N   </li></ul><ul><li>MINION </li></ul>
Boldness, bravery <ul><li>4.  R   A   L   O   V   </li></ul><ul><li>VALOR </li></ul>
residence of a guru <ul><li>5.  A   R   H   S   A   M   </li></ul><ul><li>ASHRAM </li></ul>
horrible <ul><li>6.  Y   R   G   I   S   L   </li></ul><ul><li>GRISLY </li></ul>
Long period of time <ul><li>7.  N   E   O   S   </li></ul><ul><li>EONS </li></ul>
to expel or banish from his/her country <ul><li>8.  X   E   E   L   I </li></ul><ul><li>EXILE </li></ul>
horrifying <ul><li>9.  C   B   O   L   D   O   U   R   L   D   I   G   N </li></ul><ul><li>BLOODCURDLING </li></ul>
poisonous <ul><li>8.  O   E   V   O   N   M   U   S </li></ul><ul><li>VENOMOUS   </li></ul>
kidnapped <ul><li>8.  U   E   A   D   D   C   T   B </li></ul><ul><li>ABDUCTED   </li></ul>
Attack; assault <ul><li>9.  U   O   A   L   G   H   T   S   N </li></ul><ul><li>ONSLAUGHT   </li></ul>
Unharmed; uninjured <ul><li>10.  U   D   C   A   H   T   S   N E </li></ul><ul><li>UNSCATHED   </li></ul>
massacre <ul><li>11.  E   R   C   A   G   N   A  </li></ul><ul><li>CARNAGE   </li></ul>
a pile or heap of wood or other combustible material. <ul><li>12.  E   R   Y   P </li></ul><ul><li>PYRE   </li></ul>
unfriendliness <ul><li>13.  Y   O   S   H   T   L   I   T   I </li></ul><ul><li>HOSTILITY   </li></ul>
put or drive with force <ul><li>14.  T   S   H   R   U   S   T   </li></ul><ul><li>THRUSTS   </li></ul>
RAMAYANA <ul><li>Characters </li></ul>
Lord Rama
 
Sita
 
Hanuman
Ravana
 
King Dasaratha
 
Kaikeyi with King Dasaratha
 
Ravana
 
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  1. 1. RAMAYANA
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>RAMAYANA </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Ramayana is one of the greatest Indian epics ever written and it forms an important part of Indian religious and literary history. </li></ul><ul><li>one of the two great Indian epics in Indian literature. It relates the life, activities, trials and achievements of Lord Rama. </li></ul><ul><li>It is believed to have been written by a poet named Valmiki , first poet of India. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Characters in Ramayana <ul><li>The different characters present in the great epic Ramayana present numerous human emotions. </li></ul><ul><li>The entire epic is centred round the main character, Lord Rama and his wife Sita. Apart from them, there are various major and minor characters revolving round them. </li></ul><ul><li>Each of the characters portrayed in this epic have its own significance. </li></ul><ul><li>The character of King Dasaratha, the demon king Ravana, Rama`s younger brother Lakshmana, the great monkey Hanuman, Bharata, Kaikeyi, Vibhishana and a number of other characters contribute immensely in the great epic Ramayana. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The character of King Dasaratha, the demon king Ravana, Rama`s younger brother Lakshmana, the great monkey Hanuman, Bharata, Kaikeyi, Vibhishana and a number of other characters contribute immensely in the great epic </li></ul>
  6. 6. Significance of Ramayana <ul><li>Lord Rama, the main character of the great epic Ramayana, is a famous deity worshiped by the Hindus all over India and abroad. Every year, several devout pilgrims follow Rama`s journey through India, staying at each of the holy places along the way. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The epic of Ramayana is not only a literary monument but it acts as an integral part of Hinduism, and is considered to be so holy that the mere reading of the text or hearing of it, or of some passages of the epic, is thought by the Hindus to set them free from sin and bless the listener or reader. </li></ul><ul><li>As per Hindu tradition, Rama is the incarnation or Avatar of Lord Vishnu and the primary intent of this avatar was to show the righteous path or Dharma to all the creatures that live on earth. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Avatar is a deity from heaven, who has taken an incarnation or birth for the well being of the mankind. The reference of different avatars can be found in the Vedas . </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Vocabulary Words </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Rearrange the jumbled letters to find the word being described in the given definitions. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Hindus sacred writings <ul><li>1. S V A E D </li></ul><ul><li>VEDAS </li></ul>
  12. 12. monk; hermit <ul><li>2. T C S A E C S I </li></ul><ul><li>ASCETICS </li></ul>
  13. 13. follower <ul><li>3. I I O M N N </li></ul><ul><li>MINION </li></ul>
  14. 14. Boldness, bravery <ul><li>4. R A L O V </li></ul><ul><li>VALOR </li></ul>
  15. 15. residence of a guru <ul><li>5. A R H S A M </li></ul><ul><li>ASHRAM </li></ul>
  16. 16. horrible <ul><li>6. Y R G I S L </li></ul><ul><li>GRISLY </li></ul>
  17. 17. Long period of time <ul><li>7. N E O S </li></ul><ul><li>EONS </li></ul>
  18. 18. to expel or banish from his/her country <ul><li>8. X E E L I </li></ul><ul><li>EXILE </li></ul>
  19. 19. horrifying <ul><li>9. C B O L D O U R L D I G N </li></ul><ul><li>BLOODCURDLING </li></ul>
  20. 20. poisonous <ul><li>8. O E V O N M U S </li></ul><ul><li>VENOMOUS </li></ul>
  21. 21. kidnapped <ul><li>8. U E A D D C T B </li></ul><ul><li>ABDUCTED </li></ul>
  22. 22. Attack; assault <ul><li>9. U O A L G H T S N </li></ul><ul><li>ONSLAUGHT </li></ul>
  23. 23. Unharmed; uninjured <ul><li>10. U D C A H T S N E </li></ul><ul><li>UNSCATHED </li></ul>
  24. 24. massacre <ul><li>11. E R C A G N A </li></ul><ul><li>CARNAGE </li></ul>
  25. 25. a pile or heap of wood or other combustible material. <ul><li>12. E R Y P </li></ul><ul><li>PYRE </li></ul>
  26. 26. unfriendliness <ul><li>13. Y O S H T L I T I </li></ul><ul><li>HOSTILITY </li></ul>
  27. 27. put or drive with force <ul><li>14. T S H R U S T </li></ul><ul><li>THRUSTS </li></ul>
  28. 28. RAMAYANA <ul><li>Characters </li></ul>
  29. 29. Lord Rama
  30. 31. Sita
  31. 33. Hanuman
  32. 34. Ravana
  33. 36. King Dasaratha
  34. 38. Kaikeyi with King Dasaratha
  35. 40. Ravana

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