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Vālmīki

Overview
Works: 1,681 works in 3,256 publications in 27 languages and 17,941 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Religious fiction  Fantasy fiction  Sacred books  Juvenile works  Commentaries  Illustrated works  Comic books, strips, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Attributed name, Dubious author, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Adapter
Classifications: PK3653.A2, 891.21
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The Rāmāyaṇa of Vālmīki : an epic of ancient India by Vālmīki( Book )

587 editions published between 1788 and 2014 in 25 languages and held by 3,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India's most beloved and enduring legend, the Ramayana is widely acknowledged to be one of the world's great literary masterpieces. Novelist Menon has rendered the tale in lyrical prose that conveys all the beauty and excitement of the original, while making this classic accessible to a new generation of readers
The Ramayana, and the Mahabharata by Vālmīki( Book )

52 editions published between 1910 and 2004 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Rama; the story of the great Hindu epic Ramayana by Vālmīki( Book )

2 editions published between 1954 and 1956 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The retelling of the epic Hindu story of Ramayana, his battles and friends
Rāmāyaṇa by Vālmīki( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Sanskrit and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here is a new Clay Sanskrit Library publication of Book One (of seven) of Valmiki's Ramayana, the source revered throughout South Asia as the original account of the career of Rama, ideal man and incarnation of the great god Vishnu." "In "Boyhood," Rama, the crown prince of the city of Ayodhya, is a model son and warrior. His father, King Dasharatha, sends him to rescue a sage from persecution by demons, but first Rama must kill a fearsome ogress. That done, he drives out the demons, restores peace and attends a tournament in the neighboring city of Mithila; here he bends the bow that no other warrior can handle, winning the prize and the hand of Sita, the princess of Mithila. He and Sita and his brothers and their wives return in triumph to be feted in Ayodhya."--Jacket
Rāmāyaṇa by Vālmīki( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Sanskrit and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the great city of Ayodhya, the king decides to abdicate in favor of his beloved son Rama; but just as the celebrations reach their climax, a court intrigue involving one of the king's junior wives and a maidservant results in Rama being forced into fourteen years' banishment. He dutifully accepts his fate, and goes off into jungle-exile, with his wife, Sita, and his loyal brother Lakshmana." "When the old king dies of a broken heart, another of Rama's brothers, Bharata, refuses to profit from his own mother's scheming, which leaves nobody to run the city. With difficulty, Rama persuades his brother to act as regent. He consents to do so only on the condition that he live in a village outside the capital and that he acts in Rama's name, having installed that rightful ruler's sandals symbolically on the throne."--Jacket
Rāmāyaṇa by Vālmīki( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and Sanskrit and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here is a new Clay Sanskrit Library publication of the middle book of Valmiki's Ramayana, the source revered throughout South Asia as the original account of the career of Rama, the ideal man and the incarnation of the great god Vishnu." "After losing first his kingship and then his wife, Sita, Rama goes to the monkey capital of Kishkindha to seek help in finding her, and meets Hanuman, the greatest of the monkey heroes. The brothers Valin and Sugriva are both claimants for the monkey throne; in exchange for the assistance of monkey troops in discovering where Sita is held captive, Rama has to help Sugriva win the throne. The monkey hordes set out in every direction to scour the world, but they have no success until an old vulture tells them Sita is in Lanka. The book concludes with Hanuman's preparation to leap over the ocean to Lanka to pursue the search." "The tragic rivalry between the two monkey brothers is in sharp contrast to Rama's affectionate relationship with his own brothers, and forms a self-contained episode within the larger story of Rama's adventures. Rama's intervention in the struggle between Sugriva and Valin is the chief moral focus of the book."--Jacket
Rāmāyaṇa by Vālmīki( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and Sanskrit and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rāmāyaṇa by Vālmīki( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and Sanskrit and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ramayana, epic of Rama, Prince of India by Vālmīki( Book )

20 editions published between 1889 and 1997 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Śrīmadvālmīkīyarāmāyaṇam = The Valmikiyaramayana by Vālmīki( Book )

28 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic of Rama, Hindu deity
The Ramayana of Valmiki by Vālmīki( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramayana : [King Rama's way] by William Buck( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramayan sewak sang of Trinidad by Vālmīki( )

in Sanskrit and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramayana : d. Geschichte vom Prinzen Rama, d. schönen Sita u.d. grossen Affen Hanuman by Vālmīki( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in German and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramayana : King Rama's way by Vālmīki( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fresh retelling of the classic Indian epic offers the Western reader access to a world created over 2000 years ago by the poet Valmiki
The epic beautiful : an English verse rendering of the Sundara kanda of the Ramayana of Valmiki by Vālmīki( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rāmāyaṇa of Vālmīki : an epic of ancient India ; volume VI, Yuddhakāṇḍa by Vālmīki( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Ramayana, poème sanscrit de Valmiky by Vālmīki( Book )

11 editions published in 1864 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramayana id est carmen epicum de Ramae rebus gestis, poetae antiquissimi Valmicis opus by Vālmīki( Book )

15 editions published between 1829 and 1846 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scences from the Ramayan, etc. by Vālmīki( Book )

14 editions published between 1868 and 2005 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Rāmāyaṇa of Vālmīki : an epic of ancient India
Alternative Names
Ādi-kavi

Bālmīki

I-tieh

Ramayana

Rātnakara

Vā_nmīki

Vaalmeeki

Valmeeki

Valmici

Vālmīgar

Vālmīki

Valmiki indisk poet

Valmiki Legendary Indian poet, author of the Ramayana

Vlmki pote indien lgendaire, auteur selon la tradition du Rāmāyana

Valmiki, Rishi

Valmikio

Valmiky.

Wālamīki

Wālmīki

Walmiki indischer mythischer Dichter

Wānmīki

Yi, Die

Yidie

Валмики

Вальмики

Вальмікі

ולמיקי

فالميكي

والميكى

والمیک

والمیکی شاعر هندی

वाल्मीकि

বাল্মীকি

ਵਾਲਮੀਕ

વાલ્મીકિ

ବାଲ୍ମୀକି

வால்மீகி

వాల్మీకి

ವಾಲ್ಮೀಕಿ

വാല്മീകി

ฤๅษีวาลมีกิ

ဝါလ်မီကိရသေ့ကြီး

ヴァールミーキ

ワルミキ

蚁垤

Languages
English (417)

Sanskrit (155)

French (76)

Spanish (65)

Hindi (32)

German (20)

Italian (17)

Tamil (15)

Chinese (9)

Latin (9)

Bengali (8)

Japanese (6)

Indonesian (5)

Telugu (4)

Oriya (4)

Turkish (3)

Burmese (2)

Kannada (2)

Gujarati (2)

Polish (1)

Indic (1)

Multiple languages (1)

Dutch (1)

Panjabi (1)

Malayalam (1)

Urdu (1)

Thai (1)

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The Ramayana, and the MahabharataRāmāyaṇaRāmāyaṇaRāmāyaṇaRāmāyaṇaRāmāyaṇaRamayana : [King Rama's way]The Rāmāyaṇa of Vālmīki : an epic of ancient India ; volume VI, Yuddhakāṇḍa