Conflict Between Ramayana And Ramayana

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Observing conflict of interest is one of the most fascinating aspects about human life. In this passage, I am observing the difference (i.e. conflict) in perspectives of two authors – Valmiki, the author of Ramayana and Bahvabhuti, author of Uttararamacaritam. Two elite and supremely well-established veterans of Sanskrit poetry and dramas have completely different interpretations about the ending of India’s greatest epic Ramayana, and it is my focus hereby to see why Bhavabhuti changed the ending of Ramayana and interpreted it the way he did. This is quite a gargantuan task in itself and so, I have provided one specific passage from Bhavabhuti’s interpretation as a claim to support my argument. My argument lies firmly that one effective reason why Bhavabhuti changed the ending of Ramayana was to serve the purpose of leaving the audience with the greatest and most noble of rasas – Sringara. I will now describe the moment in the story where Rama, along with Laxman, watches the play set up for him and faints when he sees the tragedy of betraying his dear wife Sita. After regaining his consciousness, Rama is shocked to see his beloved elders as also his wife who are all present at the play. Arundhati, a powerful mother-figure in the story very craftily and beautifully puts forth to the characters in the play and also to audience indirectly; the fact about how Rama and the kingdom society were wrong in misjudging Sita to be unchaste, where on the contrary she was pure and

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