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Different Versions of Ramayana

Depending on the methods of counting, as many as three hundred versions of the Indian epic poem, the Ramayana, are known to exist. The oldest version is generally recognized to be the Sanskrit version attributed to the sage Valmiki. The ..

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Selja concerned about safety of Tagores’ Jorasanko house Expressing concern over the structural safety of the Tagores’ ancestral house in northern Kolkata’s Jorasanko where Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore was born and died, Union Culture Minister Selja Sunday said the building ..

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Epics

Epics (Kavya in Hindi) refer to long narrative poems. In India, there are two main epics viz. Ramayana and Mahabharata. Ramayan It was written by Maharishi Valmiki and consists of 24,000 verses in seven books (Kandas) and 500 sargas) and ..