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Vālmīki

Overview
Works: 1,714 works in 3,173 publications in 22 languages and 17,712 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Religious fiction  Fantasy fiction  Sacred books  Illustrations  Pictorial works  Paraphrases  Commentaries  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Attributed name, Dubious author, Other, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter
Classifications: PK3653.A2, 891.21
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Most widely held works about Vālmīki
 
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Most widely held works by Vālmīki
The concise Rāmāyana of Vālmīki by Vālmīki( Book )
338 editions published between 1814 and 2012 in 21 languages and held by 2,478 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 )
50 editions published between 1898 and 2003 in English and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Rāmāyaṇa of Vālmīki : an epic of ancient India by Vālmīki( Book )
27 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 575 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 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The retelling of the epic Hindu story of Ramayana, his battles and friends
Rāmāyaṇa by Vālmīki( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Sanskrit and held by 434 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."--BOOK JACKET
The Ramayana of Valmiki by Vālmīki( Book )
73 editions published between 1893 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the story of Rāma, prince of Ayodhyā, and of his wife, Sītā's captivity
Rāmāyaṇa by Vālmīki( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Sanskrit and held by 229 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."--BOOK JACKET
Rāmāyaṇa by Vālmīki( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and Sanskrit and held by 210 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."--BOOK JACKET
Rāmāyaṇa by Vālmīki( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and Sanskrit and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rāmāyaṇa by Vālmīki( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and Sanskrit and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ramayana, epic of Rama, Prince of India by Vālmīki( Book )
21 editions published between 1889 and 1997 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ramayan by Vālmīki( Book )
16 editions published between 1868 and 2005 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le Râmâyana de Vālmīki by Vālmīki( Book )
22 editions published between 1903 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The Ramayana by Aubrey Menen( Book )
3 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and French and held by 67 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
Valmiki Ramayana by Vālmīki( Book )
32 editions published between 1846 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ramayan sewak sang of Trinidad by Vālmīki( )
in Sanskrit and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ramayana : [King Rama's way] by William Buck( Book )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the kingdom of Ayodhya to the isle of Lanka, we are transported to a land that has inspired morality and spiritual tradition for thousands of years. Rama, the king of Ayodya, comes to life through B.G. Sharma's never-before-seen compositions of this classic epic. From his intimate devotee, Hanuman, to his loving Queen, Sita, we are endeared to both text and illustration as these uniquely devotional paintings propel us through the story and into the heart of the Ramayana
Ramayana : King Rama's way by Vālmīki( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 57 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
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
The Rāmāyaṇa of Vālmīki : an epic of ancient India. Vol.5, , Sundarakāṇḍa by Vālmīki( Book )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and Sanskrit and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ādi-kavi
Bālmīki
I-tieh
Ramayana
Rātnakara
Vā_nmīki
Vaalmeeki
Valmeeki
Valmici
Vālmīgar
Vālmīki
Valmiki, Rishi
Valmiky.
Wālamīki
Wālmīki
Wānmīki
Yi, Die
Yidie
Валмики
والميكى
वाल्मीकि
ヴァールミーキ
Languages
English (409)
Sanskrit (85)
Spanish (63)
French (54)
German (15)
Italian (14)
Hindi (9)
Japanese (6)
Bengali (6)
Tamil (5)
Indonesian (5)
Oriya (4)
Turkish (3)
Gujarati (3)
Catalan (3)
Kannada (2)
Thai (2)
Telugu (1)
Polish (1)
Dutch (1)
Panjabi (1)
Urdu (1)
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