Definitions for "Ramayana"
Keywords:  epic, sita, valmiki, hindu, mahabharata
The more ancient of the two great epic poems in Sanskrit. The hero and heroine are Rama and his wife Sita.
One of the great epic poems of India; attributed to the sage Valmiki, the Ramayana recounts the life and exploits of Lord Rama. This story, so rich with spiritual meaning, has been told and retold down through the ages by saints, poets, scholars, and common folk.
The epic history of Lord Ramachandra. The original version was written by the sage Valmiki, a contemporary of Lord Rama.