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Valmiki Ramayana Critical Edition

Sanskrit – English

Marking the 25th year of Webolim’s birth, Dr R. Ranganji released this magnum opus. His research of a lifetime has taken the form of the voluminous translation of the Ramayana of Valmiki Maharshi. This collection records the complete analysis of various versions of the epic, featuring a critical comparative study as one of its primary goals. This collection comes as the perfect companion for an ardent Rama devotee, encompassing the revised version of Valmiki Ramayana with the verse-by-verse English translation. Amongst the available rewritings (paatas) of Srimad Valmiki Ramayana, a meticulous evaluation of every sloka has been done to finalise the choice of appropriate words and variants consistent with the tone of Valmiki. This book enlists crystal clear facts to prove why Valmiki’s Ramayana is the only authoritative text on Rama, among the dime-a-dozen versions and flavours produced by different authors and poets. The 10-volume Ramayana is a complete synthesis of all the above features and is a must-have for every household.