who penned the famous indian epic the ramayana
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Who is the author of Ramayana?
Ramayana, The Epic of Rama, Prince of India Author Valmiki Subject Indian Epic Created Date 3/5/2018 3:04:55 PM
Why is Ramayana called the first epic of India?
It is one of the two most popular epics written in Sanskrit from ancient India, the other one being Mahabharata. Attributed to Sage Valmiki, this epic is also revered as the Adikavya (meaning the first poem; Aadi= first, Kavya = poem). Ramayana, along with Mahabharata, is considered to form the Hindu Itihasa, i.e. the history of Hindus.
What is the other name of Ramayana?
Alternative Titles: 鈥淩amakien鈥? Ramayana. Ramayana, (Sanskrit: 鈥淩ama鈥檚 Journey鈥? shorter of the two great epic poems of India, the other being the Mahabharata (鈥淕reat Epic of the Bharata Dynasty鈥?.
What is the main idea of Ramayana?
The Ramayana is the story of Rama, the crown prince of ancient Ayodhya, and an earthly incarnation of the Hindu god, Vishnu. He is also the hero of the poem, whose focus is the epic telling of Rama’s quest.