The Rāmāyaṇa Of Vālmīki: An Epic Of Ancient India, Volume Vii: Uttarakāṇḍa (Princeton Library Of Asian Translations)

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The seventh and final book of the monumental Rāmāyaṇa of Vālmīki, the Uttarakāṇḍa, brings the epic saga to a close with an account of the dramatic events of King Rāma's millennia-long reign. It opens with a colorful history of the demonic race of the rākṣasas and the violent career of Rāma’s villainous foe Rāvaṇa, and later recounts Rāma’s grateful discharge of his allies in the great war at Lankā...

Series: Princeton Library of Asian Translations (Book 7)
Hardcover: 1544 pages
Publisher: Princeton University Press (December 20, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0691168849
ISBN-13: 978-0691168845
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 2.8 x 9.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 1653599
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This is a really voluminous part of Valmiki's Ramayana. Professor Robert P. Goldman has translated it with utmost respect for the original in Sanskrit. It will be sheer delight to trudge through monumental scholarship....

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his romantic reunion with his wife Sītā. But dark clouds gather as Rāma, confronted by scandal over Sītā’s time in captivity under the lustful Rāvaṇa, makes the agonizing decision to banish his beloved wife, now pregnant. As Rāma continues as king, marvelous tales and events unfurl, illustrating the benefits of righteous rule and the perils that await monarchs who fail to address the needs of their subjects.The Uttarakāṇḍa has long served as a point of social and religious controversy largely for its accounts of the banishment of Sītā, as well as of Rāma’s killing of a low-caste ascetic. The translators’ introduction provides a full discussion of these issues and the complex reception history of the Uttarakāṇḍa. This translation of the critical edition also includes exhaustive notes and a comprehensive bibliography.