Rama Essays

  • Ramayana Analysis

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    A Subtle Morality: Rama and Dharma in The Ramayana The Ramayana has at least two defining features: the exemplary virtue of its hero, Rama, and the presence of a universal moral law that governs the world, delineating good and evil and ensuring that in the end, all receive their just deserts. This, of course, is dharma, its greatest adherent being Rama himself. Despite the trials he must face and the tragedies that befall him, Rama remains constant in his righteousness and equanimity, proving himself

  • Comparing Women In Ramayana, Sundiata And Macbeth

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    and Juliet, you had Rama and Sita. Although the epic is not centered around them, it gives us an insight on how the author viewed

  • Rama And Vibishina Analysis

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    battle between two interesting characters with allies in both parties initiates where at the end only one will keep standing. Rama and Vibishina provide codes to live by in one’s society; Ravana shows the consequences of breaking the codes. Rama and Vibishina demonstrate how to live well, not only by their actions, but for being non-violent, respectful, and merciful characters. Rama and Vibishina guide society on how to live well. To demonstrate,

  • A Life Of Tragedy: Mahatma Gandhi's Life

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    Introduction “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Uttered by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, this quote symbolizes a life of pain. A life of Tragedy. A Life of Victory. His life. Mohandas or Mahatma as he was more commonly known, fought for racial justice in South Africa and freedom for India from Britain. He wasn't the brightest in school or the best looking, but he overcame hardship and, through countless hours of peaceful protest, achieved independence for a land of the hopeful.

  • Narrative Style In The Handmaid's Tale

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    Rikio Asakura Literature Higher Level Word Count: The Handmaid’s Tale Essay Task Offred states ‘I’m sorry there is so much pain in this story. I’m sorry it’s in fragments, like a body caught in crossfire or pulled apart by force. But there’s nothing I can do to change it.’ Discuss Atwood’s narrative style and evaluate its effectiveness in terms of a contemporary audience’s reception of the novel: Much that confronts readers in Atwood’s science fiction tale of dystopian future is likely

  • Essay On Jainism

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    The traditional Jains, like Buddhists and Hindus, believe in the efficacy of mantras and that certain sounds and words are inherently auspicious, powerful and spiritual. The most famous of the mantras, broadly accepted in various sects of Jainism, is the "five homages" mantra which is believed to be eternal and existent since the first ford-makers time. The medieval era Jain worship practices, according to Ellen Gough, also developed tantric diagrams of the Rishi-mandala where the Tirthankaras are

  • Ganpati Shapana Puja Research Paper

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    Introduction Ganpati Sthapana Puja is one of the most important and foremost ritual of every Puja, Yagna or any auspicious task undertaken. Call him Ganpati, or refer to him as Vinayaka, pray to him as Vighneshwara or worship the Lambodara; they are few of many different names that Lord Ganesha is known by. Lord Shiva had a warrior clan, which was collectively known as Ganas and Ganapati was the ‘Ishta’, i.e;. The Head of the warrior clan. Hence he was bestowed with the name Ganesha! Lord Ganesha

  • Ramayana Research Paper

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    The Ramayana is an ancient Sanskrit epic about Suryavanshi (descendant of the sun) Prince Rama. It is one of the two most significant Ancient Indian epics. The second, being the Mahabharata. Scientific analysis tells us that the Ramayana occurred anywhere about ten thousand to twelve thousand years ago, and the Mahabharata between 1100 and 800 BCE. Long ago, the wise and benevolent King Dashrath ruled over the kingdom of Ayodhya on the banks of the Sarayu River. Ayodhya was a happy and prosperous

  • Non Attachment In The Monk's Tale

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    because both Lakshmana and Rama had hurt

  • Ancient Indian Kingship Analysis

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    Origin and Evolution of Kingship: An Ancient Indian Perspective C. Panduranga Bhatta An attempt is made here to provide insights on the origin and evolution of kingship from ancient India, mainly based on Sanskrit literature which is vast and comprehensive. Sanskrit literary sources champion the cause of higher values of kingship which would include personal discipline, acting according to the law, respecting the learned, ethics and compassion. Epics like the Ramayana and the Mahabharata and the

  • Mysticism In Indian English Literature

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    India is referred to as a country which has one of the oldest civilizations across the globe. For certain considerable durations, it was ruled by various invaders with different religious faiths. Thus there is nothing intact about Indian civilization. Indian history has witnessed immense amalgamation of various cultures and religions. However it can be argued that this amalgamation was not, and is not, peaceful or healthy but it cannot be denied that it has been at least on the line of tolerance

  • Rama Incarnation Analysis

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    Positive values learned from Hindu gods I choose to do Shiva and Vishnu in rama incarnation, because shiva is the most worshipped god by the hindu people and Vishnu in rama incarnation is a interesting story. Vishnu in rama incarnation is about the story of ramayan story. Dasharatha was the King of Ayodhya and had three wives and four sons. Rama was the eldest and his mother was Kaushalya. Bharata was the son of Dasharatha’s second and favorite wife, Queen Kaikeyi. The other two were twins, Lakshmana

  • Birthday Speech About Birthday

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    Each year, on the same date, we celebrate the survival of another year when we were born; our birthday. Birthdays are always important for many reasons. Birthdays are fun and such a joyful occasion to gather around. It is the ultimate day you feel loved in; you feel the care everyone has inside his or her hearts for you. You feel needed and happy, everyone is here for you, and you are the star of the day. You get to be yourself and feel truly loved for who you are. No matter how crazy your

  • Causes Of Diversity In Malaysia

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    Malaysia is commonly known as a country that has multiple races, cultures and ethnicities such as Indian, Chinese and Malay. This happens are because Malaysia were being colonized by the other countries in ancient times. Once upon a time, the original people of Malaysia are the Malays but when the days progressed and developed the occurrence of trading activities , shipping , transfer , marriage between traders and the conquest of the territory causing permanent citizenship. Therefore, Malaysia

  • 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

  • Mahatma Gandhi's Leadership Analysis

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    The leadership style of Gandhi made the people eager for the announcement of the next program. Once Gandhi was convinced about the program, he did not waste his time and placed it before the country. He was completely non violent and transparent in all of his movements. The author James MacGregor Burns gave the “Burns Transformational Leadership Theory” which appeals to the “high road” in developing social values and moral purposes. This theory is set apart from the rest of the theories and states

  • Machiavelli's Views On The Power Of Fear

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    Simon Sinek once said “Great leaders do not need to act tough. Their confidence and humility serve to underscore their toughness.” In “The Prince”, Machiavelli states that it is better to be feared than loved. Every leader produces varying amounts of fear within his subjects simply because he holds the power. This fear is very low in the leader that is loved because of the respect and admiration in which he is held by his people. A good leader is able to have respect, loyalty, and an efficient workforce

  • Gender Roles In Margaret Laurence's The Stone Angel

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    In Margaret Laurence’s novel The Stone Angel, the reader follows an old woman named Hagar struggle with coming to terms with her past and present as she approaches the end of her life. One recurring theme that Hagar reflects back on was her struggle to break free of the gender roles her patriarchal inner circle assigned to her. In The Stone Angel the main character Hagar is oppressed and controlled by the gender roles enforced by her father and husband. From a young age Hagar’s father restricted

  • Fairies In Tomorrowland Analysis

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    Moreover any deformity in the child was also blamed on fairies. Along pinching, this abduction was a part of fairy punishment, which was given to careless parents as Keith Thomas mentions that fairies were “predatory and might swoop down to snatch an unguarded infant child, leaving a changeling in his place. They might also nip, pinch or otherwise torment a careless housewife or untidy servant maid” (610). Shakespeare has also altered the perception of this abduction. Titania has stolen a boy from

  • Gurukul Essay

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    Introduction: Education in India – A Historical Perspective Gurukul is the ancient Indian form of Education, based on the principle of Guru (teacher) and shishya (pupil), wherein the Guru will impart knowledge to the pupil and in return he will receive Guru Dakshina. Most of us relate to this easily through the epic “Mahabharatha” in which Dronacharya the Guru asks his secret pupil Eklavya for the ultimate Gur Dakshina – that of his right thumb because he wanted Arjuna his legitimate pupil to be