Ayodhya Essays

  • Freya Stark Character Analysis

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    Freya Stark’s being a woman does add to the interest and individuality of her narrative in ‘The Southern Gates of Arabia’ in several ways. In her book British traveler Freya Stark takes her readers through her journey in and around Arab world as she discovers new places she has not seen before. Stark notes her unforgettable adventure in her writing as she writes about the Hadhramaut Valley. Stark takes us through her journey as she discovers the Bedouins whom she fantasies about and is interested

  • Loyalty In Beowulf: The Epic Beliefs Of The Anglo-Saxon Culture

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    Throughout the text of Beowulf, the Anglo-Saxons translated their beliefs when they passed this epic tale generation to generation. Loyalty existed as one of the strongest beliefs of the Anglo-Saxons. They believed that loyalty to the authority would lead normal people to greatness and rewards. Another belief expressed in Beowulf was the establishment of the epic hero. These heroes could do more than regular men could, as they defined themselves as strong, loyal, and well known people. While honoring

  • Pakistan Conflict: The Conflict Between India And India

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    AYESHA UMAR BSS-3A 01-155162-036 Pakistan India conflict India Pakistan conflict is the one of the biggest conflict in the history of Pakistan. It is one of the long-lived, long standing and indecisive conflict of history and contemporary world. Countless lives are forfeited in Pakistan

  • Servant Leadership In Ramaya

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    dynasty is not besmirched. Combined with this is his personal humility. While wandering the forest in search of Sita, Rama and Lakshman come across an old woman from a lower caste, a hunter named Sabari. She is an ardent fan of the beloved prince of Ayodhya, and invites the brothers to rest in her humble abode. In a frenzy of love and devotion, she offers a basket of fruits to Rama, after

  • Power In R. K. Narayan's The Ramayana

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    Corruption has been a theme throughout history with people in power. These people try to work this system to gain more power; others make the most out of the power they have. History repeats itself in the system of kingship depicted in The Ramayana, an epic by Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami (R.K. Narayan). Some characters seek to possess the most power possible in their lifetimes, while others are content with the power they have and focus on their duty. In the epic, the people who are

  • Annotated Bibliography: The Ramayana

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    Aastha Ahuja AP Human Geography Annotated Bibliography-Hinduism Primary Sources Dharma, Krishna, and Vālmīki, trans. Ramayana: India 's Immortal Tale of Adventure, Love, and Wisdom. Los Angeles, CA: Torchlight Pub., 1998. Print. (5 pts.) The Ramayana is a Sanskrit poem that goes back to about 300 B.C. about the Hindu god, Sri Rama and his interesting life story. It consists of 24,000 verses put into seven large books. “Ramayana” literally means the “journey or advancing of Rama”, who is one

  • Essay On Hindu Trinity

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    buried the demons in the underbelly of the earth. The sixth avatar was of Pashurama (The Angry Man), the priest who turned to violence to kill unrighteous kings and unchaste women. The seventh avatar was of the Lord Ram (The perfect man; the king of Ayodhya) who uploads old rules at the cost of personal life. His eighth avatar was of Lord Krishna (The Divine Staesman) Cowherd/ charioteer/ stateman who shrewdly changed rules. The ninth avatar was that of Balram (Elder Brother of Krishna). One of the

  • Social Stratification In Slumdog Millionaire

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    Every movie depicts a host of social elements in every scene. It 's only when the situations are realistic, do they manage to strike a chord with the audience. Slumdog millionaire is a British film, set and filmed in India. Slumdog millionaire is a movie set in the backdrop of the Mumbai slums and shows the life of a former street child Jamal, the protagonist and his struggle to reach the top. At different points in the film various Indian social elements are reflected. The movie starts off with

  • Analysis Of Ramayana

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    The Ramayana is a myth poem written in Sanskrit by Valmiki, it belongs to the Hindu culture. The Indian culture is full of myths, and stories that carry lessons and experience from generation to another. Most of those myths are oral; however, this popular myth (Ramayana) has been written and documented, which is one of the reasons that make it sacred by the Hindu nation, and popular in the world of literature. The Ramayana consists of twenty four thousand verses in seven books, and five hundred cantos

  • How Did Civilization Develop Mesopotamian Civilization

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    The advancement of civilization initiated in Mesopotamia as higher levels of development matured through added civilizations in agriculture, cities, government hierarchy, writing, and building. Agriculture was the base of life that created food surpluses, free time to build, time to learn, and time to develop new ideas. In the settling of nomads brought cities that fashioned together to proliferate in population, and with those numbers contribute to the community. Arising from equalitarian hunting

  • Yajñ Sacrifice In Ancient Hindu Religion

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    themselves is a sign of sacrifice and thereby leadership. However the most powerful sacrifice which is essential to all great leaders, is the willingness to sacrifice their authority. The story of Bharatha who refused to be crowned as the king of Ayodhya, as he believed that the place rightfully belonged to Rama, is a stark example of this belief. Bharatha made several attempts to convince Rama to return from his exile and take up the throne. However, he knew Rama was a righteous man and would not

  • Mythological Hero And Trickster Importance

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    Mythological Hero and Trickster Importance Hero and Trickster characters play prominent roles in numerous stories from diverse cultures. They are archetypes which may be analyzed to provide insight into and compare modern and ancient cultures. They mutually serve as a means to teach something. When looking at these characters and their journey’s evidence of a culture’s values and ethics can be seen. The characteristics and actions of both heroes and tricksters are significant to a culture. The trickster

  • Treta Yuuga Avatar

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    Description Dashavatara refers to the ten avatars of Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation. The word Dashavatara derives from daśa, meaning 'ten' and avatar (avatāra), meaning 'descent'. Thus, Vishnu is said to descend in form of an avatar to restore cosmic order. These Avatars play a major role in shaping human evolution through centuries. God Vishnu incarnates on Earth from time to time to eradicate evil forces, to restore the dharma and to liberate the worthy ones or devotees from the cycle of

  • Ramayana The Iliad Analysis

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    The Ramayana,is a Sanskrit epic poem ascribed to the Hindu sage and Sanskrit poet Valmiki. It is regarded as one of the two great works of Indian Literature, along with the Mahabharata. The Ramayana also plays an important role in Hindu Literature (smrti). It depicts the duties of relationships, portraying ideal characters like the ideal father, the ideal servant, the ideal brother, the ideal wife and the ideal king. The name Ramayana is a tatpurusha compound of Rāma andayana ("going, advancing")

  • Linguistic Identity And Social Identity

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    BIBLIOGRAPHY Articles • JOHN .D. MANDLE-how politics is personal. 11 • KANAVILLIL RAJAGOPALAN- The politics of language and the concept of linguistic identity. 10 • KAY DEAUX- SOCIAL IDENTITY 5 Books • ANDREW HEYWOOD-Introduction to political theory. 8   1. INTRODUCTION WHAT IS IDENTITY? According to the dictionary Identity means ‘The distinguishing character or personality of an individual’ used to recognise that person, or ‘close similarity or affinity’ or ‘it is the condition of being oneself’