Definition of Ramayana in English:

Ramayana

Line breaks: Rama|yana
Pronunciation: /rɑːˈmɑːjʌnə
 
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One of the two great Sanskrit epics of the Hindus, composed circa 300 bc. It describes how Rama, aided by his brother and the monkey Hanuman, rescued his wife Sita from Ravana, the ten-headed demon king of Lanka.

Origin

Sanskrit, literally 'exploits of Rama'.

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