Ramayana Book Three

Ramayana Book Three

The Forest

Clay Sanskrit Library

by Valmiki

Translated by Sheldon I. Pollock

Published by: NYU Press

522 pages, 4.00 x 6.00 in

  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9780814767221
  • Published: June 2006

$24.00

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The skies darken for the exiles, who have taken refuge in forest hermitages. First one demon, then another, attempts to harm or corrupt them. When these efforts fail, an army of demons is sent, and then a bigger one, but each time Rama again defeats them. Finally Rávana, the supreme lord of the demons, decides to cripple Rama by capturing Sita; he traps her, and carries her off under heavy guard to the island fortress of Lanka. Rama is distraught by grief, and searches everywhere without success.

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