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Valmiki Jayanti or Pargat Diwas

The Yoga Vasistha is credited to Maharishi Valmiki. He is the author of the Hindu Epic Ramayana. He is believed to give shelter to Sita in his own ashram and Luv- Kush were also born and brought up here. Valmiki is honoured as the first poet, or Adi Kavi, and the Ramayana, the first kavya. ..

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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 Ramayana has spread to many Asian countries outside of India, including Burma, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, ..

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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 tells the story of Rama. Verses in the Ramayana are written in a 32-syllable meter ..

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