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Ramayana

Ramayana
VālmīkiOriginal title रामायण

Ramayana is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Mahābhārata. Along with the Mahābhārata, it forms the Hindu Itihasa.


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„Just name me one honest man and I'll move.“

—  Vālmīki, Ramayana

In p. 5'
Valmiki To Narada
Ramayana

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„English translation:
You will find no rest for the long years of Eternity
For you killed a bird in love and unsuspecting“

—  Vālmīki, Ramayana

He expressed anguish in a poetic form when he found the hunter killing the male dove with his arrow.
Source: Ramayana translated by William Buck in: Ramayana https://books.google.co.in/books?id=vvuIp2kqIkMC&pg=PA7, Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1 January 2000, p. 7.

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„I have no companions here.“

—  Vālmīki, Ramayana

In p. 6.
Valmiki to Narada
Ramayana

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„I have no skill in any craft, even in words.“

—  Vālmīki, Ramayana

In p. 6.
Valmiki to Narada
Ramayana

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„Would I ever? See how Life goes by, with every creature doing what follows his nature. Master, what can I say to you?“

—  Vālmīki, Ramayana

In p. 5
Narada to Valmiki looking at him intently
Ramayana

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„It’s too cold. Away from the worlds, where a little pleasure costs a lot of pain. Don’t make trouble.“

—  Vālmīki, Ramayana

Valmiki to Brahma who appeared before him. p. 5.
Ramayana

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„Act now Valmiki; Call out and the rest must follow.“

—  Vālmīki, Ramayana

In p. 6.
Narada to Valmiki.
Ramayana

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„What did she do wrong?“

—  Vālmīki, Ramayana

In p. 5.
Valmiki To Narada
Ramayana

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