by Carole Losee © 2005-2019

THE RAMAYANA


Adapted by ELIZABETH SEEGER

from the English Translation of Hari Prasad Shastri


This on-line edition is a full-text-only reprint of the long out-of-print 244 page print edition originally published as: Elizabeth Seeger, The Ramayana. Adapted from the English Translation of Hari Prasad Shastri by Elizabeth Seeger. With Illustrations by Gordon Laite. New York: William R. Scott, Inc., 1969.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editor’s Introduction by Carole Losee © 2005

Author’s Introduction by Elizabeth Seeger © 1969

Pronunciation of Proper Names

Characters and Gods in the Story


Chapter One                 The Birth of Rama

Chapter Two                 The First Adventures

Chapter Three              Manthara's Evil Design

Chapter Four                The Banishment of Rama

Chapter Five                 The Way to the Forest

Chapter Six                   Bharata's Return

Chapter Seven              The Years in the Forest

Chapter Eight               The Demons Attack

Chapter Nine                The Abduction of Sita

Chapter Ten                  The search for Sita

Chapter Eleven             The Monkey’s Search

Chapter Twelve            Hánuman's Leap

Chapter Thirteen         Hánuman Sets Lanka on Fire

Chapter Fourteen        The Advance on Lanka

Chapter Fifteen            The Battle

Chapter Sixteen           The Death of Rávana   

Chapter Seventeen      Sita's Ordeal

Chapter Eighteen        The Return to Ayodhya



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