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The Epic of Ram
By Philip Lutgendorf (trans) and Tulsidas
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harvard Univ Pr
Publication date January 5, 2016
Pages 374
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780674425019
ISBN-10 0674425014
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 1.18 lbs.
Original list price $29.95
Other format details university press
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The Epic of Ram presents a new translation of the Rāmcaritmānas of Tulsidas (1543–1623). Written in Avadhi, a literary dialect of classical Hindi, the poem has become the most beloved retelling of the ancient Ramayana story across northern India. A devotional work revered and recited by millions of Hindus today, it is also a magisterial compendium of philosophy and lore and a literary masterpiece. This volume presents Tulsidas’s grand introduction to the Ram story, replete with philosophical and theological meditations and tales of gods, sages, and royalty. Here, the stage is set for the advent and divine mission of Ram.

This new translation into free verse conveys the passion and momentum of its inspired poet and storyteller. It is accompanied by the most widely accepted edition of the Avadhi text, presented in the Devanagari script.



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With Tulsidas | from Harvard Univ Pr (January 5, 2016)
9780674425019 | details & prices | 374 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.18 lbs | List price $29.95
About: The Epic of Ram presents a new translation of the Rāmcaritmānas of Tulsidas (1543–1623).
With Tulsidas | from Harvard Univ Pr (January 5, 2016)
9780674088610 | details & prices | 388 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.18 lbs | List price $29.95
About: The Epic of Ram presents a new translation of the Rāmcaritmānas of Tulsidas (1543–1623).

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