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  1. 1. Valmikiignatius joseph n estroga
  2. 2. • “the Journey of Rama”• Written byValmiki (400)-considered asthe first truepoet of India• Written in a rhymed verse form called sloka, named for soka, the Sanskrit word for grief ignatius joseph n estroga
  3. 3. Valmiki spotted a pair of herons nesting in a tree, and witnessed the male heron being shot and killed buy a hunter.He was so affected bythe female’s grief thathe cursed the hunterand decided that slokawas the perfectmedium for conveyingthe story of Rama andthe separation from his wife, Sita ignatius joseph n estroga
  4. 4. the storyignatius joseph n estroga
  5. 5. King Dasaratha of Kosalas had four sons 1 2 3 4 Because ignatiusprayed for it to the god Vishnu he joseph n estroga
  6. 6. Vishnu- Vishnu is regarded as a major god in Hinduism and Indian mythology. He is thought as the preserver of the universe while two other major Hindu gods Brahma and Shiva, are regarded respectively, as the creator and destroyer of the universe.ignatius joseph n estroga
  7. 7. Rama• Most handsome• Strongest son of King Dasaratha ignatius joseph n estroga
  8. 8. Rama met Sita • Beautiful • Talented • Virtous Daughter of King Janaka Rama bent the bow of King Janaka and married herignatius joseph n estroga
  9. 9. Manthara ignatius joseph n estroga
  10. 10. Queen Kaikeyi ignatius joseph n estroga
  11. 11. Rama was exiled to theforest for 14 years at the willof his stepmother, whowished her own son to beheir to the throne instead ofRama. ignatius joseph n estroga
  12. 12. Sita, his wife, and Lakshmana, hisbrother were also exiled with him. ignatius joseph n estroga
  13. 13. Valmikiignatius joseph n estroga
  14. 14. Rama and Lakshmana kill demons, including thesister of Ravana, a powerful demon with 10 heads and20 arms who rules the island of Lanka ignatius joseph n estroga
  15. 15. ignatius joseph n estroga
  16. 16. In revenge for the killing of his sister, Ravana kidnapped Sita. ignatius joseph n estroga
  17. 17. Rama allies with Sugreeva, the king of the monkeys and Hanuman, the monkey general who finds Sita. ignatius joseph n estroga
  18. 18. She remained loyal to Rama and refusesto let anyone except Rama touch her, evenhelp her. ignatius joseph n estroga
  19. 19. THEN… there was war.. Bang Poww g gg w TOIN KKKK wooshhh K ignatius joseph n estroga
  20. 20. Rama and the monkeys waged to war. OOPS… NOT THIS WAR ignatius joseph n estroga
  21. 21. SORT OF LIKE THIS…. ignatius joseph n estroga
  22. 22. Yehey! We won! HuhuHeheh..haha wooooooBwaahhahaOink oink ignatius joseph n estroga
  23. 23. Happy ending? ignatius joseph n estroga
  24. 24. Not yet .ignatius joseph n estroga
  25. 25. Rumor spread about the Sita- that she had not beenignatius joseph n estroga faithful
  26. 26. Sita bore two sons at the hermitage of Valmiki ignatius joseph n estroga
  27. 27. and it was Valmiki who took care of themeven when the had returned to Ayodhya. Rama, doubted, so brought her wife to his own court ignatius joseph n estroga
  28. 28. Since her virtue had been in doubt,she was asked for an object to prove she had been loyal to the marriage…Suddenly… ignatius joseph n estroga
  29. 29. The earth opened and Earth-mother rose up and speak on behalf of Sita… then, she took her to the land of the gods. Thus Sita was taken away from her husband and the people who doubted ignatius joseph n estroga
  30. 30. finignatius joseph n estroga